Re: [DSE-Dev] The future of the boot system in Debian
On Mon, Sep 07 2009, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 06:21:33PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Right. I did not copy the upstream. I also think that we have
>> invested a lot of effort in Debian in order to make Squeeze SELinux
>> compliant, and make it so that turning on SELinux is fairly easy. I
>> have asked the release managers to consider making Squeeze have SELinux
>> working out of the box a release goal, and so far there has been no
>> denial; and I consider the patch consistent with the choices we have
>> made as a project in the past.
>> I am also saying that I would be willing to maintain the SELinux
>> patches in sysvinit/upstart, if it comes to that, and the "burden" of
>> keeping the patch around would be fairly small (it is a small patch,
>> and fairly self contained).
> The original announcement said that Fedora is already using upstart.
> AFAIK Fedora is also commited to using SELinux. Do they use a similar
> patch? Can they help convincing upstream?
http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/F-11/upstart/ does not seem
to have any SELinux patches, and
http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/EL-5/ does not have any
upstart packages (I do not see a repository for RHEL-6).
I am going to send in the patch to the SELinux devel list for
comment, and there are a lot of Red Hat folks over there.
When does summertime come to Minnesota, you ask? Well, last year, I
think it was a Tuesday.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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