Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 477923
Incorrect repair guidance
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:23:49 EST
Description of problem:
Incorrect guidance to correct the problem
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
unknown, I see it every day while verifying bug 477922
Steps to Reproduce:
1.reproduce bug 477922
2.use setroubleshoot to show the guidance
3.run the suggested repair command
# restorecon -v 'inotify'
restorecon: stat error on inotify: No such file or directory
libinotify exists in F10, but no inotify utility is present to relabel.
Created attachment 327838 [details]
setroubleshoot output showing the bad problem correction guidance
The problem here is that the only information we get is that a sshd is not allowed to read a directory. The kernel does not give us the full path, so we grab a catchall plugin which is just about useless to the user. In this case a different plugin match (catchall) would have told you to create a custom policy and submit a bug report would have been a better match.
Perhaps catchall_file should be removed so this could fall through. We have a another plugin that will check the labeling if the kernel gives us a full path, to see if the label matches the system default.
Now if we could get the kernel to give us complete paths ...
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