Drawing lessons from fatal SELinux bug #1054350

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Fri Jan 24 06:58:58 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-01-24 at 01:35 -0500, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:49 PM, Sérgio Basto  wrote:
>         yeah , so revoke an update could be a better idea.
> How would that work? We don't control the mirrors.  Mirrors can choose
> to sync anytime they want to and retain packages we have removed. 

Even if we can do it on the mirrors, we have no way to 'recall' a
package from systems where it's already been installed (of course in the
current case that wouldn't have worked anyway, but we're discussing the
generic case here).
Adam Williamson
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