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Re: rawhide report: 20040331 changes



On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 08:30 -0500, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> What userland bits caused a problem, so that we can avoid similar
> problems in the future?  Compatibility should have been preserved:
> - the new kernel included code to accept either the new or old policy
> format
> - checkpolicy already included support for generating either policy
> format
> - SysVinit already included support for loading either policy format

anaconda loads the policy specified in policyvers _only_.  Otherwise,
there's the fun question of how far back you go.  Also, doing "fall back
a version" things mean that you can _never_ change in a way that's not
backwards compatible.

Jeremy



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