Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 379041
Typo in error message regarding semanage
Last modified: 2008-11-27 07:01:05 EST
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Description of problem:
While installing a cups printer, I got an selinux message including the instructions:
"If you want to allow brlpdwrapperMFC to execute : chcon -t bin_t If this fix works, please update the file context on disk, with the following command: semanage fcontext a -t bin_t Please specify the full path to the executable, Please file a bug report against this selinux-policy to make sure this becomes the default labeling."
The suggested semanage command fails because "a" should be "-a". No big deal, but a little confusing when I'm cut and pasting commands without really knowing what they mean.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.semanage fcontext a -t bin_t filename
Usage message from semanage
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and issuing updates for Fedora 8. It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained. At that time
this bug will be closed as WONTFIX if it remains open with a Fedora
'version' of '8'.
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to a later Fedora version prior to Fedora 8's end of life.
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