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Re: File contexts again



On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 12:54 -0400, Christopher Ashworth wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 17:50 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> > Hmm, that doesn't explain why file contexts that aren't regexes do 
> > actually work. So if I have:
> > 
> > /home/pgsql/pgstartup\.log      -- 
> > gen_context(system_u:object_r:postgresql_log_t,s0)
> > 
> > this actually works as expected, even though the /home/[^/]*/.+
> > homedir context also matches.
> 
> Ah, true.  I forgot you had said that this behavior was occurring.  It
> seems I have misremembered what is happening.  Let me look again to
> confirm what's going on.

libselinux gives precedence to fully specified pathnames (no regex
characters).  Doesn't matter where they fall within the config files.

-- 
Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency


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