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Re: securelevel=3

perhaps we should have a 64 bit 'securemask' with each bit representing some
feature or another ;-)

On Wed, 13 May 1998, Matthew Patton wrote:

> Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 09:13:52 -0400
> From: Matthew Patton <matthew.patton@ra.pae.osd.mil>
> To: misc@openbsd.org
> Subject: securelevel=3
> Somewhere I was reading about FreeBSD having a securelevel of 3 which
> reportedly prohibited the modification of active ipfilter rules. I don't
> recall seeing such a level in OpenBSD. Would it be a commendable feature?
> Right now our level 2 locks everything including the ipfilter rules.

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