[ubuntu-hardened] Fwd: Re: Problems with SELinux and ubtunu ...

Thomas M. Galla thomas.galla at chello.at
Mon Jan 1 15:02:45 GMT 2007

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jeff.schroeder2 at us.army.mil wrote:

> This is one of those gotchas that you would never figure out unless you were in the know. I read about this annoying one of the SELinux developers on planet selinux.
> less /usr/share/doc/libc6/changelog.Debian.gz
> ...snip...
> glibc (2.3.5-0ubuntu1) breezy; urgency=low
>   * Jeff Bailey <jbailey at ubuntu.com>
>     * Update to new version, merge updates from Debian.
>       - debian/patches/00list: Remove hurd-malloc.
>       - debian/control.in/main: Depend on linux-kernel-headers >=
>       - debian/sysdeps/depflags.pl: Likewise.
>       - debian/sysdeps/powerpc: New file for ppc64 and nptl.
>       - debian/control.in/ppc64: New file for ppc64.
>       - debian/control.in/sparc64: Add trailing space to make control happy.
>       - debian/rules.d/control.mk: Add in ppc64 control bits.
>       - debian/rules.d/build.mk: Forcably disable selinux for now.
>       - debian/debhelper.in/libc.preinst: Require 2.6 kernel for ppc.
>       - debian/control.in/main: Require gcc-3.4 for powerpc.
> ...snip...
>>From memory, I want to say that it was something to do with error on boot that was annoying the Ubuntu devs. You might ask on ubuntu-devel-discuss why SELinux hasn't been re-enabled in libc. If nothing else, you could do apt-get source libc6, edit that file and rebuild it yourself.

Thanks for the hint. - Probably I'm gonna try building libc myself ...


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