without selinux

Jon Ciesla limb at jcomserv.net
Fri May 20 18:45:16 UTC 2011

cornel panceac wrote:
> 2011/5/20 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com <mailto:mike at cchtml.com>>
>     cornel panceac wrote:
>     > ok, to put it simply i don't need it. and remove like in yum remove
>     > selinux\* policy\*    .
>     > one other reason is that the computer is not the fastest in the
>     world
>     > and i don't want to waste time with yum upgrading things i don't
>     need.
>     Side note: This thread is a great candidate for the user list.
>     You cannot remove SELinux completely from Fedora through yum. 
>  why not?
Because it will wipe out lots of packages that require it.  Try yum 
remove selinux* (WITHOUT -y!!!!!!) and look at the list of things it 
wants to remove, and I bet you need at least something on that list.
>     The best
>     you can do is set it to Disabled and exclude selinux-* and libselinux
>     from being upgraded. Note: Some packages may require newer SELinux
>     packages and may fail to update if you exclude them.
>     I don't see you benefiting at all from disabling/excluding SELinux.
>     You're best off saving your pennies for a faster computer.

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