[trustable-software] Learning how to trust the Linux kernel
paul.albertella at codethink.co.uk
Tue Jun 16 15:21:11 BST 2020
When thinking about trust and software, it can be tempting to focus on
obstacles, definitions and philosophical conundrums, when it may be more
useful to consider *how* we go about building a case for trust.
This article illustrates one possible strategy: building confidence in a
piece of open source software (the Linux kernel) by examining a specific
risk (the unintentional corruption of user-space), exploring the
measures that already exist to mitigate it and considering how they can
be extended or improved.
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step..."
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