Packaging/Dependency problem with mysql-server and apparmor vs. selinux (16.04 LTS)
mls at bjoern-kahl.de
Sat Nov 12 09:12:52 UTC 2016
thanks for the quick and positive answer.
Am 12.11.16 um 08:57 schrieb Robie Basak:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:48:22PM +0100, Bjoern Kahl wrote:
>> I suppose this to be a packaging bug, but if it is instead intended
>> behaviour, then I'd like to learn why mysql-server has a hard
>> dependency on apparmor (and only apparmor, of all the various Linux
>> Security Modules out there).
> This is my mistake. Sorry. On upgrade from Trusty to Xenial, it was
> necesssary to ensure that AppArmor was upgraded first (otherwise the
> release upgrade would fail). I should have used a Breaks clause in the
> packaging to ensure this, but for some reason it didn't occur to me at
> the time to do this, so I ended up doing it with a Depends instead, on
> the basis that apparmor is installed by default on Ubuntu anyway.
> I'm not sure to what
> extent we support SELinux on Ubuntu, but it certainly wasn't my
> intention to prevent users from using it unnecessarily.
Regarding general support for SELinux in Ubuntu, I would call it
"mediocre" at best. Currently I am too busy with other things, but if
there is interest, I might spend some time early next year on brushing
it up. (I have a bunch of patches in my private repository, but they
need more work.)
> We can fix this in the next stable update if you like. Please file a
I filed the following bug:
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