Re: SELinux last straw

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 21:21 +0100, Andy Green wrote:
>> Doesn't matter if the source is local or remote, the label is decided
>> at file creation time at the destination.
> On that note, what sets it?  Inheriting them from the parent?  SELinux
> itself acting on all file saves?

Yes, where "file save" == open with O_CREAT (ie, creating the new file)

The knowledge about what labels to use where though is held by labels on
the parent directories.  So the only reason /var/www/* -- and all who
are created in her --- are associated with httpd is the directory label:

# ll -Zd /var/www
drwxr-xr-x  root root system_u:object_r:httpd_sys_content_t /var/www


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