[Sugar-devel] RAM DoS
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Mon Mar 9 19:06:05 EDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 06:35:59PM -0400, Luke Faraone wrote:
>> IMO Rainbow (the current implementation of process/activity
>> should be integrated into Sugar and made mandatory. At the very least
>> should be optional, though. I.e. just installing Rainbow should
>> suffice to
>> make your system more reliable, no Sugar-specific configuration
> That's the problem: Rainbow is not currently compatible with GNOME, as
> there are no bindings for launching a rainbow'd application.
Sorry, but I fail to see the connection. Care to enlighten me?
> There's nothing to stop you from running it, it just won't isolate
> non-sugar-activities magically by default,
Gnome would need to add Rainbow support to benefit from it, yes. Given
my past experience with Gnome maintainers and developers I doubt they're
going to do it, but let's hope. :)
> and most programs will be incompatible with it. (and will need source
Depending on your usage of Rainbow. Haven't try it yet, but I'd guess
that a less-than-hardcore Rainbow setup (e.g. provide read-only access
to the entire /usr tree) would allow most applications to run unaltered,
though potentially less integrated with the rest of the (desktop) system
(because config files wouldn't be shared among applications).
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