[DSE-Dev] Bug#829617: Bug#829617: selinux-policy-default not available for stable

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Mon Jul 11 02:12:22 UTC 2016

We can backport the POLICY from the latest refpolicy package with the hooks for the versions of the tools in Jessie.

What's the procedure for getting this done? I can easily build the package in question as I have it running on all my own servers.

On 5 July 2016 7:24:45 PM AEST, Laurent Bigonville <bigon at debian.org> wrote:
>severity 829617 wishlist
>tag 829617 + jessie
>Le 04/07/16 à 20:37, Klaus Ethgen a écrit :
>> selinux-policy-default is not available for stable (jessie) than only
>> for old-stable and testing (and unstable).
>Yes the policy was considered too buggy when stable has been released 
>and thus has been removed.
>We could backport the refpolicy currently in testing, but we might need
>to backport the userspace as well as they changed the way the policy
>> Without this policy, all selinux tools and kernel support makes no
>> at all. (True, I can compile my own policy but this is fare behind a
>> casual admin.)
>TBH, even with a policy in the archive, I think it would require 
>adjustment from the administrator anyway
>> So please provide that policy again.
>> See also [0].
>> [0] https://wiki.debian.org/SELinux/Setup#Steps_to_setup_SELinux
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