[ovs-dev] [PATCH] rhel: Add optional BuildRequires to libcap-ng

Ansis Atteka aatteka at nicira.com
Mon Oct 5 01:23:02 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Andy Zhou <azhou at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 6:06 AM, Flavio Leitner <fbl at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 03:47:12PM -0700, Andy Zhou wrote:
>>> > Our default systemd unit files don't make use of the --user option that
>>> > requires this library, but conceivably someone may want to customize
>>> > them and use this option.
>>> Any down side if we change the unit files to make use of --user option
>>> by default, like how Apache runs?
>> Does OVS re-open any resources in run-time?
>> ovs-appctl vlog/reopen for instance might break because of lack of
>> permissions.
> Since daemon is doing the reopen, I'd think it should be O.K.
>> SELinux might not like some operations being done with a different user.
> I don't know much about SELinux. Just noticed that OVS package won't
> install on a RHEL 7
> where SELinux is turned on by default. It would be good for OVS to
> co-exist with SELinux.
> Any input or guidance will be greatly appreciated.

I just sent out a patch that fixes SElinux "installation" issue on
RHEL and CentOS:

However, I would not be surprised that that there is some more SElinux
tuning required.

>> fbl
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