On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 01:12:24PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> When selinux is on, we get tons of new xattrs, which messes
> up all kinds of output.
> The simplest way out of this, for now, seems to be to just mount
> with a global context instead and skip writing the extra xattrs.
> I've been using this internally on Fedora and RHEL for a while now.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
I know very little about selinux, so while the code changes look OK
I have no idea if the context change is All Goodness.
> --- a/common.rc
> +++ b/common.rc
> @@ -47,8 +47,16 @@ _ls_l()
> + # SELinux adds extra xattrs which can mess up our expected output.
> + # So, mount with a context, and they won't be created
> + # nfs_t is a "liberal" context so we can use it.
> + if [ -x /usr/sbin/selinuxenabled ] && /usr/sbin/selinuxenabled; then
> + SELINUX_MOUNT_OPTIONS="-o context=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0"
> + fi
i.e. is t_nfs a context specific to a RHEL/Fedora setup, or is it a
generic context that other distro's also define?