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Old 08-09-2005, 12:39 AM   #1
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SELinux: How can I clear the context when I copy a file?


When I built a new RHEL3 ramdisk on a RHEL4 server, I found the security context are filled by system automatically, like:
[root@xblade08 2]# ls -Z
lrwxrwxrwx root root rootbject_r:tmp_t bin -> sbin
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t dev
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t etc
lrwxrwxrwx root root rootbject_r:tmp_t linuxrc -> /sbin/init
drwx------ root root rootbject_r:tmp_t lost+found
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t modules
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t proc
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t sbin
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t tmp
drwxr-xr-x root root rootbject_r:tmp_t var

Those security contexts do not exist for source files, and make system installation failed. Here is the source files info:
[root@xblade08 1]# ls -Z
lrwxrwxrwx root root bin -> sbin
drwxr-xr-x root root dev
drwxr-xr-x root root etc
lrwxrwxrwx root root linuxrc -> /sbin/init
drwx------ root root lost+found
drwxr-xr-x root root modules
drwxr-xr-x root root proc
drwxr-xr-x root root sbin
drwxr-xr-x root root tmp
drwxr-xr-x root root var

Does anyone know how I can copy files without such security contexts?
Thank you a lot.
 
Old 08-09-2005, 06:23 PM   #2
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Old 08-09-2005, 09:39 PM   #3
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