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[bug #30608] Automagic dependency on selinux

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #30608] Automagic dependency on selinux
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 20:27:27 +0000
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                 Summary: Automagic dependency on selinux
                 Project: findutils
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Fri 30 Jul 2010 08:27:26 PM UTC
                Category: find
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Compilation Failure
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
         Originator Name: Johan Hattne
        Originator Email: address@hidden
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.5.8
           Fixed Release: None



The build system for findutils (or rather, gnulib, I suspect) automagically
detects and links against libselinux.  This causes trouble if findutils are
compiled on a host where selinux is present, but run on a system without.

See also https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=330139.

The attached patch is only meant to illustrate the sort of solution I had in
mind, namely some sort --enable/disable-selinux option to the configure


File Attachments:

Date: Fri 30 Jul 2010 08:27:26 PM UTC  Name: findutils-4.5.8-selinux.patch 
Size: 1kB   By: None
Initial attempt at introducing --enable-selinux/--disable-selinux options to


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