Bug 338601 - python bindings for rpm_execcon not correct
python bindings for rpm_execcon not correct
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libselinux (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 276121
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Reported: 2007-10-18 15:05 EDT by Will Woods
Modified: 2008-06-16 22:41 EDT (History)
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Description Will Woods 2007-10-18 15:05:58 EDT
Fixed in devel (F8) but apparently needs backporting to F7.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #276121 +++

Description of problem:
The python bindings for rpm_execcon not correct:


import selinux
args = [ "/bin/bash", "--version" ]
selinux.rpm_execcon(0, args[0], args, [ ])


Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "test.py", line 5, in <module>
    selinux.rpm_execcon(0, args[0], args, [ ])
TypeError: in method 'rpm_execcon', argument 3 of type 'char *const []'

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Actual results:
TypeError: in method 'rpm_execcon', argument 3 of type 'char *const []'

Expected results:
bash version

Additional info:

-- Additional comment from twoerner@redhat.com on 2007-09-04 11:17 EST --
This is also a problem in FC-6:libselinux-1.33.4-2.fc6 and

-- Additional comment from dwalsh@redhat.com on 2007-09-06 08:38 EST --
Fixed in libselinux-2_0_31-4_fc8

Is this important enough to back port?

-- Additional comment from twoerner@redhat.com on 2007-09-07 05:29 EST --
Yes, I think this is important enough.
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