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From: Chris PeBenito <>
To: Nicolas Iooss <>,
Subject: Re: Adding a typo-checker for the .fc files of refpolicy
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 00:05:04 -0400
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On 8/18/19 4:38 PM, Nicolas Iooss wrote:
> Hello,
> After introducing a buggy file context in the policy (which will be
> fixed with, I
> decided to write a typo-checker for the .fc files. I am re-using some
> code I have already written in order to label files in /usr/bin
> correctly on Arch Linux (I wrote this for
> It seems it
> already caught another issue in policy/modules/services/monit.fc. The
> "s9" seems to be a misspelling for "s0" in:
> /etc/rc\.d/init\.d/monit --
> gen_context(system_u:object_r:monit_initrc_exec_t,s9)
> Is there an interest in having such a script in the repository? If

What are the checks?

> yes, in which directory?
> In my humble opinion, it would be nice to have such a script and to
> make Travis-CI run it. I nevertheless feels uncomfortable with putting
> it in the "support" directory, because it is not involved in building
> or installing the reference policy. I am therefore suggesting creating
> a new directory, named "bin" or "scripts". Such a directory would
> contain scripts such as this typo-checker and some other scripts that
> could be useful when working on refpolicy. What do you think about
> this?

"testing" might work too.

Chris PeBenito

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