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Re: [Duplicity-talk] RE: SELinux support?

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] RE: SELinux support?
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 08:04:13 -0500
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This is just to confirm that rumors of my demise have been greatly
exaggerated.  I'm still here, busy, but still here.  I hope to have some
time this weekend to work on duplicity.  There's a lot to catch up on
with the project.


address@hidden wrote:
> Thanks for taking initiative here. Ken, the maintainer, is quite busy
> these days so I just want to confirm that we took notice ;)
> In case there is no answer in the next say, two weeks, you might
> probably should ping the list again. Else you could of course file a
> bug report on launchpad and attach the patch. This way it can't be
> forgotten.
> ede/duply.net/duplicity team
> On 11.06.2010 13:27, Moray Henderson wrote:
>> Last week I wrote:
>>> I am just evaluating duplicity for our organisation's CentOS 5 servers.
>>> It looks very nice, except for one thing: on my test scp backup and
>>> restore, the SELinux attributes were not restored.
>>> Are the security contexts supported?  If not, are there plans to add
>> this
>>> soon?  Lack of SELinux support would be a show-stopper as far as we are
>>> concerned.
>> Alright, since there has been no reply, I'll do it the other way.
>> Attached is a patch which adds SELinux support to
>> duplicity-0.6.08b-1.el5 from EPEL.  It does nothing to the tar archive
>> itself, but if the libselinux-python library is installed and it detects
>> that SELinux is active, files restored by duplicity will be given the
>> contexts specified by the running policy.  If libselinux-python is not
>> available, everything works as before.
>> It also moves the helper functions in  tarfile.py to the top so that
>> tarfile.py works when called directly from command line.
>> Please let me know whether this is useful.
>> Moray.
>> "To err is human.  To purr, feline"
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