policy version problem

Stephen Smalley sds at tycho.nsa.gov
Tue Aug 30 13:26:35 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 16:50 +0800, Wen-Fu Shih wrote:
> I use yum install File:
> selinux-policy-targeted-sources-1.25.4-11.noarch.rpm
> and I enable SELinux on FC4 with kernel 2.6.13-1
> the original policyvers is 19
> after install the policy-soucres and make policy,
> relabel,reboot
> the policyver is still 19(use 'sestatus')
> but the directory /etc/selinux/targeted/policy has
> both policy.19 and policy.20
> I'm confused about the policyvers
> could I change the policyvers?
> or have I did it?

This just means that you have a newer version of checkpolicy (the policy
compiler), so it is generating both the next policy version (20, which
will be used by kernel 2.6.14) and the current one.

Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency

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