Re: [New pre-depends] SElinux support for findutils.
On Sat, 3 Apr 2010, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> upstream has included SEliux support in GNU findutils 4.5.7, i.e.:
> -context pattern
> (SELinux only) Security context of the file matches glob pat-
> -printf format
> %Z (SELinux only) file's security context.
> This requires linkage against libselinux1. There is no problem with
> priorities, both packages are Priority: required.
> Since findutils is essential, the respective dependency ends up in
> Pre-Depends. Which is why I am starting discussion on d-d. Personally
> I do not care a lot. I am not using SElinux but the feature has been
> explicitely requested by a user in #572809.
This is not a "new pre-depends" strictly speaking, as essential packages
using pre-depends on libraries has been standard practice for a lot of
time now, so I'd say: go ahead.