selinux config - no warning during upgrades

Stephen Smalley sds at
Wed May 7 17:31:38 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 10:55 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> I recently did a yum upgrade from Fedora Core 5 to Rawhide and afterwards
> I eventually noticed that I was getting warnings about a NULL security
> context. I then tracked this down to not having a proper selinux user
> configuration.
> Since I was using the default, I expected things would work or at least that
> there would be *.rpmnew files that acted as a hint that something needed
> to be looked at. Also, in order to find out what the default was I ended up
> looking at some other machines that had more recent installs, because there
> didn't seem to be any obvious place to look on the affected machine for
> what reasonable default values were.

Can you provide more details, please?

Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency

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