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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv5 00/13] outgoing fd: migration and virFileOpenAs

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 06:52:29AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> This addresses the comments raised during v4:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-March/msg00421.html
> More comments in individual patches.
> It could still use a bit more testing with root-squash NFS, and I'm
> also hitting a problem where if I run daemon/libvirtd myself, I
> get a SELinux error:
> error: unable to set security context 'system_u:object_r:svirt_image_t:s0:c80,c237' on fd 23: Permission denied
> but if I run the system service libvirtd or SELinux permissive, things
> work.  Somehow, the attempt to set the fd SELinux label on a pipe is
> not working when libvirt is started as an unconfined process (that is,
> the fd has label
> unconfined_u:unconfined_r:unconfined_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023) but when
> started as a daemon, SELinux is happy to allow the transition.  I
> suspect that this is a bug in SELinux, since my understanding is that
> it should always be possible to go from unconfined to something more
> restrictive, but we already proved that SELinux fd labelling is
> relatively unused and untested back when we first added it in commit
> 34a19dda.
> If possible, I'd like to get this in before the 0.9.0 freeze, and we
> can fix any fallout from testing during the freeze week.

  Okay, go ahead, 5 iterations is a lot already, and we will clean
things up as they go later. Reviewing giant patch series ain't fun
for anybody (wild guess on my part :-) , and reviewing the fixes
is preferable now,



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