getfscreatecon() retrieves the context used for creating a new file
system object. This returned context should be freed with freecon(3)
if non-NULL. getfscreatecon() sets *con to NULL if no fscreate
context has been explicitly set by the program (i.e. using the
default policy behavior).
setfscreatecon() sets the context used for creating a new file system
object. NULL can be passed to setfscreatecon() to reset to the
default policy behavior. The fscreate context is automatically reset
after the next execve(2), so a program doesn't need to explicitly
sanitize it upon startup.
setfscreatecon() can be applied prior to library functions that
internally perform an file creation, in order to set an file context
on the objects.
getfscreatecon_raw() and setfscreatecon_raw() behave identically to
their non-raw counterparts but do not perform context translation.
Note: Signal handlers that perform a setfscreatecon() must take care
to save, reset, and restore the fscreate context to avoid unexpected
Note: Contexts are thread specific.
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