Re: replacing X Window System !

From: linux cbon
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 11:49:35 EST

--- Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> On Mer, 2006-05-17 at 16:53 +0200, linux cbon wrote:
> > We dont need 2 kernels like today.
> > All "dangerous code" should be in kernel.
> The kernel is even more privileged than the X server
> so putting
> dangerous code there is counterproductive. Security
> comes about through
> intelligent design decisions, compartmentalisation,
> isolation of
> security critical code segments and the like. If you
> merely put shit in
> a different bucket you still have a bad smell.

With "dangerous code" I meant : code which *could be
potentially dangerous* like accessing directly the
hardware etc.
That code should be only in the kernel.

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