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Bug 479965 - reduce policycoreutils dependencies
reduce policycoreutils dependencies
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: policycoreutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2009-01-14 05:06 EST by Daniel Mach
Modified: 2009-01-14 10:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-14 10:00:45 EST
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Description Daniel Mach 2009-01-14 05:06:33 EST
Would it be possible to reduce policycoreutils deps?

This is complete Requires list from latest rawhide rpm:
python(abi) = 2.6
audit-libs-python >= 1.4.2-1
libsemanage-python >= 2.0.28-2
libselinux-utils >= 2.0.46-5
/usr/bin/python
/usr/bin/diff
libsemanage.so.1(LIBSEMANAGE_1.0)
rpm
/sbin/chkconfig
/sbin/service
libselinux-python
/bin/awk
libsemanage.so.1
/bin/sed
checkpolicy

I understand that most of these deps are needed, but is there any chance to get rid at least of python by moving python modules and some scripts to a subpackage?

It would be useful at least for 2 reasons:
 - speed-up koji builds (python is now pulled into each build root)
 - reduce minimal package set (lightweight virtual guests etc...)

Policycoreutils is probably the only package (except yum) in @core group which needs python.
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2009-01-14 10:00:45 EST
Fixed in policycoreutils-2.0.61-2.fc11

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