It is not the ONLY bug that stops VT from enabled by default,
though it is the most noticed one ;)
We still have several other bugs to fix, some of them may
lead to horrible impacts to the system if used by evil users.
On 12/22/09 09:02, Edward Shu wrote:
> There is a security bug to block VT as default setting.
> Aaron is working with the security team to make VT live harmony
> with Solaris's security model.
> Neal Pollack:
>> On 12/21/09 12:41 PM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>>> Neal Pollack wrote:
>>>> - If so, where is a simple "step by step" guide for turning it on.
>>> (The same message was sent as an ON heads up as well, but the archives of
>>> are currently non-functional, but those are less useful anyway, since they
>>> to the much smaller audience of just ON developers instead of the broader
>> But again, that above email was transient, and the larger user base
>> may visit the project pages or man page at different times, when
>> that email is no longer remembered or available.
>> i.e., why is that very useful email guide not present on the project's
>> opensolaris.org project web page? There was nothing remotely
>> useful there, and this email (simply copied onto the webpage) would
>> have been fully helpful.
>>>> - Why is it not on-by-default?
>>> Good question - I wonder if it should be on by default before 2010.03.
> Best Regards,
> -Edward Shu
> -Solaris x86 Engineering, Sun Microsystems
> -tele: +86-10-62673100
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