Bug 1751163

Summary: python36 is missing selinux python bindings (preventing ansible use)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Sorin Sbarnea <ssbarnea>
Component: libselinuxAssignee: Vit Mojzis <vmojzis>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team <qe-baseos-security>
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Version: 7.7CC: dwalsh, lvrabec, mmalik, plautrba, ssekidde
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Description Sorin Sbarnea 2019-09-11 10:14:42 UTC
Description of problem:

* "selinux" python module is needed by ansible (jinja2 templating) and this special module cannot be installed using pip.
* the whole point of having python36 on centos7 was to prepare code to migrate, if we don't have selinux we cannot test it.
* yes for python2 there is the "libselinux-python" package, but we need the same for python3.

The python3-selinux is already included in rhel8 but this does not help with rhel7/centos7.

selinux python bindings are extremely small but they are binary dependent on python version and kernel/selinux, so we cannot use pip virtualenv to install them, they need to be shipped inside the same repository that ships python (as a separate rpm or even included with python itself).

Comment 2 Miro HronĨok 2019-09-11 10:37:25 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1719978 ***