semodule_unpackage(8) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       semodule_unpackage - Extract policy module and file context file
       from an SELinux policy module package.

SYNOPSIS         top

       semodule_unpackage ppfile modfile [fcfile]

DESCRIPTION         top

       semodule_unpackage is a tool used to extract SELinux policy
       module file and file context file from an SELinux Policy Package.

EXAMPLE         top

       # Extract the httpd module file from httpd policy package.
       $ semodule_unpackage httpd.pp httpd.mod httpd.fc

SEE ALSO         top


AUTHORS         top

       This manual page was written by Dan Walsh <>.
       The program was written by Stephen Smalley <>

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