Re: replacing X Window System !

From: Stas Myasnikov
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 12:11:11 EST


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.

It's your opinion only.

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