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If any developers have ideas for hardening the distribution, feel free to post them here . Keep in mind that these are just ideas, not necessarily stuff we have committed to doing.
Create a rescue environment in /opt/rescue. This environment will contain backup versions of essential binaries (similar to BSD's /rescue or /altroot directory). It will reside on a separate read only filesystem. It will use Busybox with static linking so it is not dependent on any other part of the system for proper functionality.