SElinux support for findutils.
Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Apr 2010, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> This requires linkage against libselinux1. There is no problem with
>> priorities, both packages are Priority: required.
>> Since findutils is essential, the respective dependency ends up in
>> Pre-Depends. Which is why I am starting discussion on d-d. Personally
>> I do not care a lot. I am not using SElinux but the feature has been
>> explicitely requested by a user in #572809.
> This is not a "new pre-depends" strictly speaking,
I thought the point of discussing pre-depends in advance was to
(1) discourage using pre-depends, since they can make upgrades slower
or in the worst case impossible; and
(2) make it very difficult to produce a Pre-Depends loop by accident.
So I am not sure where the question of novelty comes in.
> so I'd say: go ahead.
Still, I agree with the conclusion. This sounds to me like useful
functionality for systems with SELinux enabled, implemented in a good
IANADD, HTH, HAND,
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