NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

selinux_policy_root(3)    SELinux API documentation   selinux_policy_root(3)

NAME         top

       selinux_policy_root - return the path of the SELinux policy files for
       this machine selinux_set_policy_root - Set an alternate SELinux  root
       path for the SELinux policy files for this machine.

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <selinux/selinux.h>

       const char *selinux_policy_root(void);

       int selinux_set_policy_root(const char *policypath);

DESCRIPTION         top

       selinux_policy_root() reads the contents of the /etc/selinux/config
       file to determine which policy files should be used for this machine.
       selinux_set_policy_root() sets up all all policy paths based on the
       alternate root

       /etc/selinux/config file to determine which policy files should be
       used for this machine.

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success, selinux_policy_root returns a directory path containing
       the SELinux policy files.  On failure, selinux_policy_root returns
       NULL.

       On success, selinux_set_policy_root returns 0 on success -1 on
       failure.

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8)

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the selinux (Security-Enhanced Linux user-space
       libraries and tools) project.  Information about the project can be
       found at ⟨https://github.com/SELinuxProject/selinux/wiki⟩.  If you
       have a bug report for this manual page, see 
       ⟨https://github.com/SELinuxProject/selinux/wiki/Contributing⟩.  This
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dwalsh@redhat.com                25 May 2004          selinux_policy_root(3)