FTBFS with selinux enabled

Justin P. mattock justinmattock at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 22:04:42 PST 2010

On 02/25/2010 04:40 PM, Eamon Walsh wrote:
> On 02/25/2010 06:31 PM, Harald Braumann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> xserver fails to build, if selinux is enabled (git master as of today).
>> Affected are all the servers, except xfree86 (hw/{dmx,kdrive,vfb,xnest},
>> didn't test quartz and xwin). The problem seems to be, that the linker
>> flag for selinux is missing. If I add -lselinux to *_LDADD in the
>> Makefiles, it works. xfree86 works, because $SELINUX_LIBS is added
>> to XORG_SYS_LIBS in configure.ac, if selinux is enabled.
>> Shouldn't the same be done for the other *_SYS_LIBS variables in
>> configure.ac? Or amidoinitwrong?
> OK, I can reproduce this, thanks for the report.
> I think the solution is to add SELINUX_LIBS to XSERVER_SYS_LIBS.
> Everything should pick it up then.

glad you posted this.. I was building the protocol headers
as I saw this.

Anyways I posted a patch that gets xserver to compile
hopefully It's correct with the info from both of you guys.
let me know if there's more needed.

Justin P. mattock

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