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Re: Beta on Beta: VMware Workstation 7 RC on F12B?



On 10/26/2009 9:53 AM, Allen Kistler wrote:
> David wrote:
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>> Fedora Bugzilla will not solve anything. The bug will probably just be
>> closed since it can not be fixed by Fedora.
>>
>> The SELinux list *might* at least get you enough instructions to write
>> an 'exception' rule. There is a different name for this but I can recall
>> it at the moment.
>>
>> Vmware has their own Bugzilla. I just looked for it. I would think that
>> there would be the place to report this. I would think that this is a
>> bug that they would fix. Or at least offer a 'do this' fix for the user
>> to apply.
> 
> There is a vmware policy in Fedora (and RHEL).  Depending on the nature
> of the AVCs, filing a bug for SELinux in RH BZ might get the policy updated.
> 
> The case would be helped a lot if Workstation 7 actually runs on Fedora
> with SELinux in permissive mode.  If it doesn't, then there's no point
> in updating the policy.  If VMware needs ridiculous permissions, that's
> what will get it closed WONTFIX, but there has to be a BZ with the AVCs,
> first.
> 
> I wouldn't be surprised if RH (and by extension, Fedora) dropped support
> for VMware Workstation soon.  But in the meantime ....


"dropped support"? I was not aware that VMware Workstation was ever a
'supported' application. Tolerated perhaps but not supported.  :-)


-- 


  David



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