Bug 140831

Summary: selinux-policy-targeted update creates *.rpmnew files
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Bernd Bartmann <bernd.bartmann>
Component: selinux-policy-targetedAssignee: Daniel Walsh <dwalsh>
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Description Bernd Bartmann 2004-11-25 10:17:44 UTC
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Description of problem:
The selinux-policy-targeted update 1.17.30-2.34 leaves .rpmnew files
lying around. This make the update useless as Joe user has no idea how
to handle .rpmnew files.

Here is the list of the *.rpmnew files I found after the update:

/etc/selinux/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts.rpmnew
/etc/selinux/targeted/policy/policy.18.rpmnew

Also were is the announcement for the update?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-2.34

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. update to latest selinux-policy-targeted
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Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-11-30 16:55:17 UTC
These files are being created because you installed
selinux-policy-targeted-sources and that install updated the policy.18
and file_contexts file.

We are working on newer versions and ways of fixing this problem.  You
can replace the policy.18 and file context file with the rpmnew file.

Dan

Comment 2 Bernd Bartmann 2004-11-30 19:27:19 UTC
Ok, do I have to re-run some tool like after the renaming or a reboot?
How does the new policy come into effect?

Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2004-11-30 19:29:07 UTC
You can do a mv 

mv policy.18.rpmnew policy.18
load_policy policy.18

And you are done.