Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 470199
[RFE] tar should support saving selinux context
Last modified: 2010-01-26 07:28:15 EST
Description of problem:
Currently there is no support for saving selinux context in tar
archives on RHEL4. As tar is used very often for archiving and
backups and selinux is enabled by default on RHEL4 it would be
nice to be able to preserve all extended atributes in archives.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
tar cf backup.tar --selinux file
tar: unrecognized option `--selinux'
Try `tar --help' for more information.
tar archive with selinux attributes included
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