Re: SE Linux policy update
On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 20:03 +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Mar 2011, "Adam D. Barratt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > > * Dontaudit bind_t write attempts to / for lwresd calling
> > > > > access(".", W_OK)
> > > >
> > > > "Don't audit"
> > >
> > > Stops filling the logs when the daemon is just asking whether the
> > > directory is writable.
> > I guessed what the change was for, but was commenting on the fact that
> > the changelog entry said "Dontaudit", which looked like it should have
> > been "don't audit"; apologies if that wasn't clear enough.
> "dontaudit" is a SE Linux policy key word. Capitalising it at the start of
> the sentence might be considered dubious, but seems like the clearest way of
> expressing it.
Ah, I see.
> > > Now what's the procedure for uploading it? Do I just replace "unstable"
> > > with "stable" in the changelog, use the version number you requested,
> > > and then upload it?
> > It looks like you've done that in the meantime.
> > p-u-NEW's been frozen for the past week in preparation for the point
> > release later today, and DSA are planning to upgrade the machine to
> > Squeeze later in the day, so we'll start working through the queue again
> > over the next few days.
> So I've missed this point release? What's the deadline for the next one?
Yes, you'd need to have uploaded a week ago in order to make 6.0.1; this
was announced in a number of places a couple of weeks or so ago.
Suggestions for other places to do so that don't involve spamming the
The anticipated schedule is for a point release every couple of months,
so we'd probably be looking at freezing 6.0.2 during the early part of