[arch-general] SELinux packages status update
siosm99 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 17:12:50 EST 2013
On 03/11/2013 21:32, Timothée Ravier wrote:
> Status of core packages that requires patches or rebuild:
> * findutils: need SELinux patch, can be upstreamed, but is upstream
> still alive ?
> * pam: rebuild '--enable-selinux' flag for Linux-PAM, patch for
> pam_unix2, which only removes a function already
> implemented in a library elsewhere. Is there an
> upstream here? I couldn't find one;
> * psmisc: small patch, already upstream. Will be in version 22.21;
> 1 rebuild as-is,
> 8 rebuild with additional flags/config,
> 3 rebuild with patches required (with one already upstream and two
> potentially dead upstream).
Quick update here:
* The findutils patch is already upstream and in the latest
*development* release (4.5.10). No ETA for the stable release. They
need help fixing bugs if someone is interested .
* According to Thorsten Kukuk (latest known pam_unix2 developer),
pam_unix2 is no longer under development and we should use Linux-PAM,
which we are using already. Is there a reason pam_unix2 is still in
So the only patch not already upstream is the one with a dead upstream.
Now let's go back to work on the policy...
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