Livecd-creator is disabling selinux

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Mon Jan 13 16:49:26 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 10:20:22AM -0500, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> Secondly we prevent even unconfined_t from putting down labels on
> the file system that the kernel does not understand.  IE If I am
> building a F21 image on a RHEL6 box, it would blow up in enforcing
> mode if run as unconfined_t.  We added a special policy called
> livecd_t that is allowed to put down labels which the kernel does
> not understand, and unconfined_t will transition to this domain.

Slightly off-topic, but this (in-)ability to label files with labels
which the kernel doesn't know about affects libguestfs negatively too.
Is there some reason why it's bad?


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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