This manual page describes the checkmodule command.
checkmodule is a program that checks and compiles a SELinux security
policy module into a binary representation. It can generate either a
base policy module (default) or a non-base policy module (-m option);
typically, you would build a non-base policy module to add to an
existing module store that already has a base module provided by the
base policy. Use semodule_package to combine this module with its
optional file contexts to create a policy package, and then use
semodule to install the module package into the module store and load
the resulting policy.
Read an existing binary policy module file rather than a
source policy module file. This option is a
Write CIL policy file rather than binary policy file.
-m Generate a non-base policy module.
Enable the MLS/MCS support when checking and compiling the
Show policy versions created by this program. Note that you
cannot currently build older versions.
Write a binary policy module file to the specified filename.
Otherwise, checkmodule will only check the syntax of the
module source file and will not generate a binary module at
Specify how the kernel should handle unknown classes or
permissions (deny, allow or reject).
This manual page was copied from the checkpolicy man page written by
Arpad Magosanyi <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and edited by Dan Walsh
<email@example.com>. The program was written by Stephen Smalley
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