Bug 145039 - Unchanged selinux install needing .rpmnew files, anyway
Summary: Unchanged selinux install needing .rpmnew files, anyway
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2005-01-13 21:32 UTC by Brian Fahrlander
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2005-251
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-01-18 22:07:32 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2005:251 low SHIPPED_LIVE selinux-policy-targeted bug fix update 2005-06-09 04:00:00 UTC

Description Brian Fahrlander 2005-01-13 21:32:04 UTC
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Description of problem:
During a routine 'yum update' I noticed it creating .rpmnew files. 
These (as I understand it) are created when changes to configuration
files have been changed, and a new configuration has been made
available.  This is all well and good- no problem here.

The curiousity is that I've had selinux turned _off_ since the
install; it's not something I feel has matured just yet and I don't
need it, so I let it go.  I can't wait to use it- it's brilliant...but
not just now, and not when I don't need it.

My concern here is that the rpms are refusing to overlay (unchanged)
files unnecessarily.  It's not causing _me_ a problem, but it might
solve something in the future and help out somewhere.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update, weeks ago
2. Update, today (getting a new selinux-targeted-policy) 
3. Note the warming from rpm: Warning (filename) created as

Actual Results:  The RPM warning is the concern; without changes, this
shouldn't happen.

Expected Results:  No warnings; just installing the config files over
config files.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2005-01-18 22:07:32 UTC
This is a known problem, that was caused by a conflict of 
selinux-policy-targeted and selinux-policy-targeted-sources.  

If you move the file_contexts.rpmnew over file_contexts and
policy.18.rpmnew over policy.18 the problem should go away.

Comment 2 Brian Fahrlander 2005-01-18 22:55:44 UTC
Ah; ok- I just wanted to make sure the relevant people were aware of
the problem.  Thanks!

Comment 3 Tim Powers 2005-06-09 13:06:08 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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