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Bug 453365

Summary: patch-2.5.4-34.fc9.x86_64 doesn't ignore selinux when it is disabled
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: H.J. Lu <>
Component: patchAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: low    
Version: 9CC: rc040203
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: 2.5.4-35.fc9 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description H.J. Lu 2008-06-30 06:00:25 UTC
I disabled selinux before creating a few files with
security context. patch-2.5.4-34.fc9.x86_64 failed

patch: **** Can't set security context on file
gcc/testsuite/g++.dg/abi/mangle24.C : Operation not permitted

when it tries to patch the file when it was created
with security context. The previous patch works fine.
Why can't patch create a new file without security
context when selinux is disabled?

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2008-06-30 09:46:41 UTC
*** Bug 453383 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2008-06-30 09:56:56 UTC
Hmm, the man page says that we're meant to get ENOTSUP in that situation, but
instead we're getting EPERM.  OK, will work around.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-06-30 12:22:09 UTC
patch-2.5.4-35.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-01 05:28:41 UTC
patch-2.5.4-35.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update patch'.  You can provide feedback for this update here:

Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2008-07-07 12:08:39 UTC
Has anyone tried this test update?

Comment 6 Ralf Corsepius 2008-07-07 12:36:52 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> Has anyone tried this test update?
Yes,  I am using a locally built rpm I rebuilt from your sources to address

I haven't checked the details of your patch, but it at least got me going again.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-07-09 02:50:31 UTC
patch-2.5.4-35.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.