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sds at tycho.nsa.gov
Thu Jan 13 07:59:34 CST 2011
On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 13:02 -0500, Brandon Whalen wrote:
> During the last year we (Tresys) have been focusing our efforts on changing
> how the lockdown and SCAP validation content of CLIP is built and used as
> part of the secstate project (https://fedorahosted.org/secstate/). While
> that has been successful, we currently have a dilemma: secstate and it's
> associated content aren't ready to go and CLIP needs updating for RHEL 5.5.
> Basically, we're trying to decide whether we can get the future path ready
> to go quickly enough for current needs or whether we should keep current
> CLIP updated for RHEL 5 and move to secstate for RHEL 6.
> My guess is that we'll try to do at least one more CLIP release to cover
> RHEL 5.5. We have some patches internally and we've had some conversations
> with other CLIP users offline about changes that they did for 5.5. Do you
> have any interest in helping test a 5.5 version?
FWIW, RHEL 5.6 was just released, so that makes a 5.5 version somewhat
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