Re: SE Linux packages
I've put Jon Bernard (the maintainer libcgroup) of in the loop.
On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:21:41 -0400, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, "Adam D. Barratt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > On Mon, 2012-06-25 at 14:56 +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > > http://packages.qa.debian.org/libc/libcgroup.html
> > >
> > > Currently I have a problem though, policycoreutils in testing
> > > depends on libcgroup1 which isn't in testing.
> > Really? Which architecture at you seeing that on? There shouldn't
> > be any packages in testing which depend on libcgroup1, otherwise it
> > wouldn't have managed to be removed.
> > policycoreutils in unstable does indeed depend on libcgroup1; is
> > that what you meant?
> Sorry I made a mistake. I had a system accidentally getting the
> Unstable version of policycoreutils.
> But the situation in testing is actually worse in some ways now that
> I have investigated it properly. /usr/sbin/seunshare is linked
> against libcgroup1 but somehow the package doesn't depend on it. So
> you can install the new package and get a binary that won't run!
> > > According to the above a low priority
> > > package was uploaded 5 days ago. Is it possible to get it back
> > > into testing sooner so other packages that depend on it can be
> > > installed? It's currently impossible to run SE Linux on a system
> > > that's been upgraded from Squeeze to Testing due to this.
> > $ grep-excuses libcgroup
> > libcgroup (- to 0.38-1)
> > Maintainer: Jon Bernard
> > Too young, only 5 of 10 days old
> > cgroup-bin (i386, amd64, armel, armhf, ia64, mips, mipsel,
> > powerpc, s390, s390x, sparc) has new bugs! Updating cgroup-bin
> > introduces new bugs: #618956
> > Without a largish britney hammer, it's not going to migrate again
> > until that bug is sorted out.
> That bug is old and doesn't seem likely to be fixed soon. A SE Linux
> system will work well enough without seunshare, should I just remove
> that program so that policycoreutils can go through?
This bug is actually fixed, I had a conversation with Jon about that he
was waiting to be sure no one was complaining before closing the bugs.
So libcgroup should will more than probably migrate in due time.