[Whonix-devel] similar project - grsecurity-installer - cooperation

Patrick Schleizer adrelanos at riseup.net
Wed Feb 10 03:26:10 CET 2016

Dear Coldhak team!

There is a similar project. We have similar goals, funding and bounties.

- https://github.com/Whonix/grsecurity-installer

- which is a fork of
https://github.com/rickard2/grsecurity-Debian-Installer that will
hopefully be merged upstream when done

- our TODO and bounty:
Interested to cooperate?

There are future [related] improvements planned.

Not all have tickets / bounties yet, but they will as time comes.

- package paxrat for official Debian repository -

- option [default most likely] to use official Debian linux-grsec source
package rather than downloading from grsecurity patch from the
grsecurity website [that way none of the gpg verification stuff needs to
be done]

- Debian hooks to automate download, build and install a new kernel as
new grsecurity kernel gets available

- upstream all of that to rickard2/grsecurity-Debian-Installer

- package and get grsecurity-installer into official Debian repository

rickard2/grsecurity-Debian-Installer seems to be the oldest project. Was
there any reason for not improving rickard2/grsecurity-Debian-Installer
rather than creating coldkernel? It seems useful to me to avoid a
duplicate project, duplicate code and duplicate effort. While I don't
know rickard2 personally, he has shown to be reasonable and merged my

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