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Custom CIL SELinux policies in Gentoo
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Thu 10 September 2015

In Gentoo, we have been supporting custom policy packages for a while now. Unlike most other distributions, which focus on binary packages, Gentoo has always supported source-based packages as default (although binary packages are supported as well).

A recent commit now also allows CIL files to be used.

Some changes under the hood
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Sat 09 August 2014

In between conferences, technical writing jobs and traveling, we did a few changes under the hood for SELinux in Gentoo.

First of all, new policies are bumped and also stabilized (2.20130411-r3 is now stable, 2.20130411-r5 is \~arch). These have a few updates (mergers from upstream), and r5 also …