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[–]d3rr[S] 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

[–]d3rr[S] 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

[–]d3rr[S] 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

and a really good discussion covering both sides of the debate: https://www.hooktube.com/watch?v=5CKW06TaEVk

[–]Broken-needles350 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

yea, this is scary stuff, i always wanted to convert my system to openrc, but i never got around to it

[–]magnora7 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (3 children)

Hm interesting.

[–]d3rr[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

yeah I'm trying to understand this one. I'm a couple of years late but whatever.

[–]magnora7 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

I've never considered the possibility a dependency for a main OS could be a backdoor. Certainly would be a good way to backdoor linux

[–]d3rr[S] 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

yep. even the kernel has unknown binary code from third party vendors. throw in the intel management engine backdoor and 95%+ of systems could be compromisable.

[–]delta24 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

I'm seeing OpenRC mentioned as a systemd alternative here. Does anyone have experience with using OpenRC on a regular basis? I'm interested in replacing systemd if OpenRC is easy to configure.