FC3 dump/restore

Chuck R. Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Tue Feb 22 02:25:26 UTC 2005

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 08:59:27PM -0500, Mike Carifio wrote:
> If I dump an ext3 file system for backup, will the file security 
> attributes get saved?
> Will they by restored by /restore? /Pl. advise. Thanks.

SELinux attributes are stored as Extended Attributes (EA).  It appears
that an FC3 update to dump added support for these:

* Mon Jan 31 2005 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com> 0.4b39-1.FC3

- Updated to dump-0.4b39.
- Add patch for EA/ACL support.

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