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SELinux User-Space Sees A Big Update

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Published on 31 October 2013 07:37 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The user-space component to the SELinux project saw a major release yesterday. The libselinux, checkpolicy, libsemanage, libsepol, policycoreutils, and sepolgen software was updated to version 2.2.

The checkpolicy code received support for space and colons in file-names, libselinux now supports udev 197 and higher along with other fixes, libsemanagement received audit support, policycoreutils received various improvements, and then there were a variety of other changes throughout the SELinux user-space stack.

More details can be found at SELinuxProject.org.

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