Daniel J Walsh wrote:
On 07/16/2013 11:39 AM, m.roth(a)5-cent.us wrote:
> From: Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh(a)redhat.com> On 07/12/2013 11:41 AM,
> m.roth(a)5-cent.us wrote:
>> Something I have not yet found while googling: we have a package
>> (bloody CA idiots) that has a directory with *both* executables and
>> I want to change only the .so's to textrel_shlib_t; I do
not want to
>> change the directory, or the executables. Pardon my ignorance of what I
>> consider to be an obscure wildcard usage, but how do do this? I've tried
>> semanage fcontext -a -t textrel_shlib_t
> You need to use regular expressions.
> # semanage fcontext -a -t textrel_shlib_t
> "/usr/local/opt/smwa/webagent/bin/.*\.so" # restorecon -R -v
> Should work.
>> with and without parens around the asterisk, and around the last slash
>> and the asterisk....
> Well... after seeing errors in /var/log/messages concerning my previous
> tries, I looked in
> /etc/selinux/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts.local, and saw all of
> them entered; I noted it was autogenerated by semanage. I did something
> I'm sure is not approved, I just deleted all the previous attempts from
> file. I then ran the command, as you have it, above, and that did
> work. One question: *will* it work if smwa is a symlink, not a hard full
No restorecon will not follow the symlink. Why not label the real path?
I was hoping, so that when they give us another edition of the thing, I'd
just have to run restorecon... but thanks *very* much. I gave the full
link, and it worked.
If you want to work under the covers edit
Which will copy over
on next update.
Ok. I was just trying to get rid of useless crap. Thanks again, Dan.