Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Mon Aug 30 16:39:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:43:39 +0000,
  JB <jb.1234abcd at> wrote:
> So, permissive mode is only useful for policy development.
> If you do not, you may as well disable selinux.
> JB

Permissive mode keeps files properly labelled. If you ever use disabled mode,
you need to do a relabel if you go back to permissive or enforcing.
You really want permissive unless you know you plan to use disabled for
the foreseeable future.

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