Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 459274
Split python bindings into a sub-RPM
Last modified: 2009-11-18 08:08:15 EST
Description of problem:
We want to make use of libsemanage.so in libvirt to update SELinux policy for new file contexts when running virtual machines. We also have a requirement to minimise the disk footprint from RPMs libvirt depends on.
The current libsemanage RPM includes both the C library, and the python binding. This means even though we just want to use the C library, we end up pulling in the entire python runtime. This means we cannot keep our disk footprint small enough to satisfy our users like oVirt
This means we need to split the python bindings out into a separate sub-RPM to allow fine-grained insallation of just the C library
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Installing libsemanage pulls in python runtime
libsemanage RPM does not depend on python
Fixed in libsemanage-2.0.27-2.fc10
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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