Bug 590788 - Some minor issues in selinux user guide
Some minor issues in selinux user guide
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-user-guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Scott Radvan
Murray McAllister
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Reported: 2010-05-10 13:45 EDT by Dominick Grift
Modified: 2015-04-06 23:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-11 00:34:25 EDT
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Description Dominick Grift 2010-05-10 13:45:49 EDT
I noticed that there appears to be some incorrect information in the Security-Enhanced Linux User guide located at: http://docs.fedoraproject.org/selinux-user-guide/f12/en-US/index.html

In section 5.1, it states that "semanage" is part of the policycoreutils package.   This should instead read the "policycoreutils-python".  Further, if a user installs in text mode with minimal packages, they will not get the policycoreutils-python package installed by default.  Please see the excerpts below.
Comment 1 Dominick Grift 2010-05-10 14:01:04 EDT
This issue also affects the selinux-user-guide for el6 ofcourse
Comment 2 Scott Radvan 2010-05-10 18:25:41 EDT
Have edited trunk for both Fedora 13 and EL6 in SVN to look like:

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In Fedora, the SELinux packages are installed by default in a full installation, unless they are manually excluded during installation. If performing a minimal installation in text mode, the policycoreutils-python package will not be installed by default. Also, by default, SELinux targeted policy is used, and SELinux runs in enforcing mode. The following is a brief description of the main SELinux packages:

policycoreutils-python: provides utilities such as semanage, audit2allow, audit2why and chcat, for operating and managing SELinux.

policycoreutils: provides utilities such as restorecon, secon, setfiles, semodule, load_policy, and setsebool, for operating and managing SELinux. 
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Looks OK?
Comment 3 Dominick Grift 2010-05-11 00:31:12 EDT
Looks fine to me. Thanks
Comment 4 Scott Radvan 2010-05-11 00:34:25 EDT
pushed to website for f13, changed in el6 source, closing

thanks for the report!

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