[refpolicy] state of core/contrib split

Christopher J. PeBenito cpebenito at tresys.com
Fri Sep 7 07:24:01 CDT 2012

On 09/07/12 07:00, Guido Trentalancia wrote:
> On 06/09/2012 19:15, Guido Trentalancia wrote:
>> On 06/09/2012 19:01, Christopher J. PeBenito wrote:
>>> The core/contrib split in the refpolicy repo has been around for a year.  Unfortunately, I don't think it has gone as originally planned, as the people with commit access haven't really been committing anything.  Differences between refpolicy and distro policies are pretty severe in some cases.  What can we do to improve the situation?
>> In my opinion, file contexts are probably impossible (or at least
>> extremely expensive) to tackle in a one-fits-all way for all possible
>> distributions and at the same time they are sort of silly blockers.
> In addition to the above, simple patches sometimes don't get through.
> Take for example, the cpucontrol module patch that I recently posted. It 
> just ended up in nothing without sufficient follow-up.

I'm not sure why you're saying this about cpucontrol.  From what I can see in my emails, I gave you feedback, and you said you would be making a new version, but I haven't seen any new patches.

Chris PeBenito
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