Bug 432173 - mesa-source contains unconditional selinux references
mesa-source contains unconditional selinux references
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mesa (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-09 06:42 EST by JW
Modified: 2008-02-18 09:59 EST (History)
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Description JW 2008-02-09 06:42:59 EST
Description of problem:
mesa-source contains unconditional selinux references, esp in main/execmem.c

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mesa-source-7.0.1-7

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to compile xorg-servers without selinux
  
Actual results:
execmem.c contains unconditional selinux code (hauled in from mesa package).

Expected results:
meas should not have unconditional selinux code

Additional info:
The question is: should successful compilation of xorg-servers without selinux
be dependent on mesa build without selinux? Probably not.
One fix would be for mesa code to surround the selinux stuff with:
#if defined(WITH_SELINUX) || defined(USE_SELINUX) || defined(WITH_LIBSELINUX)
which would cover most cases (but it is alarming that there is such a variety of
conditionals for selinux ... goodness knows why autoconf stuff doesn't use a
more modular approach - like standard chunks of configure.ac to include).
The other solution would be for xorg-servers to link with a pre-compiled mesa
library which is the normal way to do things (rather than copy the mesa source
code).
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2008-02-18 09:58:57 EST
This is fixed in 7.1-0.11 and later.  Admittedly, that's not built into rawhide
yet, but it will be just as soon as the buildsystem comes back up.

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