[DSE-Dev] Adopting Fedora SELinux patches by Debian?
vaclav.ovsik at i.cz
Wed Mar 26 10:30:03 UTC 2008
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 09:45:50PM +0100, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> > please, can I take SE Linux patches from Fedora RPM and use these in
> > bug-reports against the Debian package for inclusion?
> Yes, which patches are you talking about? All patches have been
> submitted upstream. A few have been rejected. Policy changes are still
> in the process of being merged. Of course any that you take, please
> send upstream to get merged. Two on one...
Oh, wrong wording of mine, sorry. I meant SE Linux code patches to user
applications, system utilities...
> > If it is OK, should be there some copyright notice in a patch included in
> > the Debian source package?
> No need.
OK. I will add a pointer to a Fedora source package name at the begin of
a corresponding patch if it is sufficient.
> > Is there an effort to push changes to upstream?
You mean reference policy changes there, OK.
And what about patches to applications?
E.g. the two SE Linux patches to VIM editor are probably not
upstream, as far as I looked for the string `SE Linux' in
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