selinux_policy_root man page

selinux_policy_root — return the path of the SELinux policy files for this machine selinux_set_policy_root — Set an alternate SELinux root path for the SELinux policy files for this machine.

Synopsis

#include <selinux/selinux.h>

const char *selinux_policy_root(void);

int selinux_set_policy_root(const char *policypath);

Description

selinux_policy_root() reads the contents of the /etc/selinux/config file to determine which policy files should be used for this machine. selinux_set_policy_root() sets up all all policy paths based on the alternate root

/etc/selinux/config file to determine which policy files should be used for this machine.

Return Value

On success, selinux_policy_root returns a directory path containing the SELinux policy files. On failure, selinux_policy_root returns NULL.

On success, selinux_set_policy_root returns 0 on success -1 on failure.

See Also

selinux(8)

Referenced By

selinux_colors_path(3), service_seusers(5).

selinux_set_policy_root(3) is an alias of selinux_policy_root(3).

25 May 2004 dwalsh@redhat.com SELinux API documentation