[DSE-Dev] The future of the boot system in Debian

Gabor Gombas gombasg at sztaki.hu
Mon Sep 7 07:02:30 UTC 2009


On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 06:21:33PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

>         Right. I did not copy the upstream. I also think that we have
>  invested a lot of effort in Debian in order to make Squeeze SELinux
>  compliant, and make it so that turning on SELinux is fairly easy. I
>  have asked the release managers to consider making Squeeze have SELinux
>  working out of the box a release goal, and so far there has been no
>  denial; and I consider the patch consistent with the choices we have
>  made as a project in the past.
>         I am also saying that I would be willing to maintain the SELinux
>  patches  in sysvinit/upstart, if it comes to that, and the "burden" of
>  keeping the patch around would be fairly small (it is a small patch,
>  and  fairly self contained).

The original announcement said that Fedora is already using upstart.
AFAIK Fedora is also commited to using SELinux. Do they use a similar
patch? Can they help convincing upstream?


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