[Dev] Drop linux-libre-grsec in favor of linux-libre-hardened

Andreas Grapentin andreas at grapentin.org
Thu May 18 13:35:09 GMT 2017

what are the significant differences between grsec and hardened?
if there are none, or they are negligible, I approve of this, assuming
we come up with a good upgrade strategy for those who use grsec.


On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 01:26:00PM +0000, Megver83 wrote:
> Hi, as most of us may know, Arch Linux removed linux-grsec from their
> repositories. Now they have a linux-hardened kernel in their [community]
> repository, so I was thinking on why not having a linux-libre-hardened
> kernel that replaces the grsec one.
> We can have both kernels too, but as Parabola Social Contract[0]
> specifies that "We will respect the design philosophies of the systems
> ours are based on", which also has to do with packages, ideally we
> should be as Arch-like as possible.
> The other option is to move linux-libre-grsec to [kernels] or [pcr], as
> those repositories have packages not found in Arch's official ones.
> [0] https://wiki.parabola.nu/Parabola_Social_Contract
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