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Re: libsemage patch to not compile modules for seusers and fcontext

From: Joshua Brindle <jbrindle_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Sep 12 2008 - 18:53:28 GMT
To: Daniel J Walsh <>

Daniel J Walsh wrote:
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> Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
>>>> I'm a little unclear on what this is doing - can you clarify? >>>> >>> This is clearing the existing file, otherwise delete was >>> not working. >>> >> I think the previous code was doing more - it was merging the local file >> with the shipped base package file, like this: >> >> data = extract_file_from_policy_package( ) >> write_file ( "", data ) >> if ( data != null ) { >> seusers.clear_cache() // thereby forcing reload from >> when cache() is called again (in merge_components) >> } else { >> seusers.clear() >> } >> >> It's also doing this three times (once for fcontexts, once for seusers, >> once for seusers_extra). >> The problem is that you're skipping the link_sandbox call, which builds >> the base package, containing this information. >> >> Ivan >> >>
> Ok I found some problems with the previous patch and did some code
> reuse. I added a function that only read base.pp in order to handle the
> base user_extra and seusers problem.
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The patch looks good but the test looks like it was written to be standalone and make test under libsemanage won't compile anymore (duplicate definition of main()). Please use the CUnit test infrastructure we have in place. -- This message was distributed to subscribers of the selinux mailing list. If you no longer wish to subscribe, send mail to with the words "unsubscribe selinux" without quotes as the message.