Fedora buildsys and SELinux

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Thu Apr 17 00:22:56 UTC 2008

James Morris (jmorris at namei.org) said: 
> > * All the parties are here now needed to figure this out
> > * Someone better than me is going to reply with specifics about what is
> > not working in the buildsys
> > * We all agree it's pretty important to get this figured out in a good
> > way
> Can you please explain specifically what the problem is?

You cannot create files in a chroot of a context not known by the
host policy. This means that if your host is running RHEL 5, you are
unable to compose any trees/images/livecds with SELinux enabled for
later releases.


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