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selinux_...icy_path(3)  SELinux API Documentation selinux_...icy_path(3)

NAME         top

       selinux_path, selinux_policy_root, selinux_binary_policy_path,
       selinux_current_policy_path, selinux_failsafe_context_path,
       selinux_removable_context_path, selinux_default_context_path,
       selinux_user_contexts_path, selinux_file_context_path,
       selinux_media_context_path, selinux_contexts_path - These
       functions return the paths to the active SELinux policy
       configuration directories and files

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <selinux/selinux.h>

       const char *selinux_path(void);

       const char *selinux_policy_root(void);

       const char *selinux_binary_policy_path(void);

       const char *selinux_current_policy_path(void);

       const char *selinux_failsafe_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_removable_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_default_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_user_contexts_path(void);

       const char *selinux_usersconf_path(void);

       const char *selinux_x_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_sepgsql_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_file_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_media_context_path(void);

       const char *selinux_securetty_types_path(void);

       const char *selinux_contexts_path(void);

DESCRIPTION         top

       These functions return the paths to the active policy
       configuration directories and files based on the settings in

       selinux_path() returns the top-level SELinux configuration

       selinux_policy_root() returns the top-level policy directory.

       selinux_binary_policy_path() returns the binary policy file
       loaded into kernel.

       selinux_current_policy_path() returns the currently loaded policy
       file from the kernel.

       selinux_default_type_path() returns the context file mapping
       roles to default types.

       selinux_failsafe_context_path() returns the failsafe context for
       emergency logins.

       selinux_removable_context_path() returns the filesystem context
       for removable media.

       selinux_default_context_path() returns the system-wide default
       contexts for user sessions.

       selinux_user_contexts_path() returns the directory containing
       per-user default contexts.

       selinux_usersconf_path() returns the file containing mapping
       between Linux Users and SELinux users.

       selinux_x_context_path() returns the file containing
       configuration for XSELinux extension.

       selinux_sepgsql_context_path() returns the file containing
       configuration for SE-PostgreSQL.

       selinux_netfilter_context_path() returns the default netfilter

       selinux_file_context_path() returns the default system file
       contexts configuration.

       selinux_file_context_local_path() returns the local customization
       file contexts configuration.

       selinux_file_context_homedir_path() returns the home directory
       file contexts configuration.

       selinux_media_context_path() returns the file contexts for media
       device nodes.

       selinux_contexts_path() returns the directory containing all of
       the context configuration files.

       selinux_securetty_types_path() returns the defines tty types for
       newrole securettys.

AUTHOR         top

       This manual page was written by Dan Walsh <>.

SEE ALSO         top


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