Bug 120141 - policy-sources 1.9.2-12 installs policy.15
Summary: policy-sources 1.9.2-12 installs policy.15
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: policy (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-04-06 12:07 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-06 12:41:11 UTC
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console log for installing policy and policy-sources (2.69 KB, text/plain)
2004-04-06 12:26 UTC, Gene Czarcinski
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2004-04-06 12:07:34 UTC
Description of problem:

The policy-1.9.2-12 installs policy.16 ... good, that problem fixed.

Unfortunately, policy-sources-1.9.2-12 then installs policy.15

/selinux/policyver says 16

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-04-06 12:13:14 UTC
It has been changed to install both, in case you are booting with an
older kernel.  Why is this a problem.  It is only loading the
currently running kernel's policy.


Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2004-04-06 12:24:43 UTC
That does not look like what is happening to me.  I installed this
"manually" ... first policy, then policy-sources.  I am attaching the
console log so you can se what I am seeing.

Comment 3 Gene Czarcinski 2004-04-06 12:26:09 UTC
Created attachment 99136 [details]
console log for installing policy and policy-sources

Comment 4 Gene Czarcinski 2004-04-06 12:35:05 UTC
And then maybe I cannot actually see correctly!

I just looked at that again and, yes, it does install policy.15 and
policy.16 (at least that is what the timestamp says).  With all of the
messages about 15 I missed the "cat /selinux/policyver"

Before I close this as notabug, is policy doing the right thing?  It
did not actually update anything (added file_contexts.rpmnew and

Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2004-04-06 12:37:56 UTC
Yes policy should not replace policy.16 or file_contexts if they have
been updated locally. 

Policy-sources should however rebuild them and replace them will the
local mods.


Comment 6 Gene Czarcinski 2004-04-06 12:41:11 UTC
OK, then it looks like everything is doing the right thing ... now
back to testing the policies themselves.

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