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Re: [PATCH] SE-PgSQL/tiny rev.2193

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Joshua Brindle <method(at)manicmethod(dot)com>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, KaiGai Kohei <kaigai(at)ak(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>, KaiGai Kohei <kaigai(at)kaigai(dot)gr(dot)jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] SE-PgSQL/tiny rev.2193
Date: 2009-07-22 07:45:01
Message-ID: 200907221045.02005.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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On Monday 20 July 2009 17:52:44 Joshua Brindle wrote:
> That is your (and the communities) prerogative. Linus wasn't very
> supportive of SELinux in the kernel either but it is the only way Linux got
> an EAL4+ LSPP evaluation for use in certain government systems. I
> personally would love to see an open source DBMS evaluated for systems like
> this because the current state of the art is fairly sad.

This would actually be a reasonable baseline to work against, if we define a 
project goal to be satisfying this standard.

This is presumably the web site that describes this standard: http://www.niap-
ccevs.org/cc-scheme/pp/pp_os_ls_v1.b/  There I see

Succeeded By:  pp_os_ml_mr2.0_v1.91  
Sunset Date: 16 September 2007

And the successor document is vastly more comprehensive than implementing a 
MAC scheme.

So how do we realistically get from here to there (and where is "there")?

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