Bug 201088 - (xattrs-tracker) Tracker: xattrs, ACLs and SELinux labels
Tracker: xattrs, ACLs and SELinux labels
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brian Stevens
Bill Nottingham
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Depends On: 165799 174707 181766 194402 200621 200925 201916 202097 202099 204030
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Reported: 2006-08-02 14:47 EDT by Brian Stevens
Modified: 2014-09-08 20:40 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: F9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-18 09:45:55 EDT
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Description Karl MacMillan 2006-08-02 14:47:18 EDT
This is a meta-bug to track support for xattrs and SELinux labels.

Background:
Not all applications support extended attributes and/or SELinux security
contexts. This is causing system breakage and the disabling of SELinux.
Comment 3 Jon Stanley 2008-03-27 21:46:20 EDT
Adding Tracking keyword
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2008-07-17 16:59:27 EDT
Does this really need to remain open? I would think that things at this point
would just be one-off 'regular' bugs.
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2008-07-18 08:16:57 EDT
Sounds fine with me.  I think in the future we might want to look at using
labels in more of the infrastructure.  Handling labeled data within mail
infrastructure for example.   So allowing tools like openoffice and email
clients to set labels on files would be kind of cool.    

But making sure tools like puppet and system management tool of the day (func?)
respect labels, are really bugs at this poing. 

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