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getfscreatecon(3)					     SELinux API documentation						 getfscreatecon(3)

NAME
getfscreatecon, setfscreatecon - get or set the SELinux security context used for creating a new file system object. SYNOPSIS
#include <selinux/selinux.h> int getfscreatecon(security_context_t *con); int setfscreatecon(security_context_t context); DESCRIPTION
getfscreatecon retrieves the context used for creating a new file system object. This returned context should be freed with freecon if non-NULL. getfscreatecon sets *con to NULL if no fscreate context has been explicitly set by the program (i.e. using the default policy behavior). setfscreatecon sets the context used for creating a new file system object. NULL can be passed to setfscreatecon to reset to the default policy behavior. The fscreate context is automatically reset after the next execve, so a program doesn't need to explicitly sanitize it upon startup. setfscreatecon can be applied prior to library functions that internally perform an file creation, in order to set an file context on the objects. Note: Signal handlers that perform an setfscreate must take care to save, reset, and restore the fscreate context to avoid unexpected behavior. RETURN VALUE
On error -1 is returned. On success 0 is returned. SEE ALSO
selinux(8), freecon(3), getcon(3), getexeccon(3) russell@coker.com.au 1 January 2004 getfscreatecon(3)

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getfscreatecon(3)					     SELinux API documentation						 getfscreatecon(3)

NAME
getfscreatecon, setfscreatecon - get or set the SELinux security context used for creating a new file system object SYNOPSIS
#include <selinux/selinux.h> int getfscreatecon(security_context_t *con); int getfscreatecon_raw(security_context_t *con); int setfscreatecon(security_context_t context); int setfscreatecon_raw(security_context_t context); DESCRIPTION
getfscreatecon() retrieves the context used for creating a new file system object. This returned context should be freed with freecon(3) if non-NULL. getfscreatecon() sets *con to NULL if no fscreate context has been explicitly set by the program (i.e. using the default pol- icy behavior). setfscreatecon() sets the context used for creating a new file system object. NULL can be passed to setfscreatecon() to reset to the default policy behavior. The fscreate context is automatically reset after the next execve(2), so a program doesn't need to explicitly sanitize it upon startup. setfscreatecon() can be applied prior to library functions that internally perform an file creation, in order to set an file context on the objects. getfscreatecon_raw() and setfscreatecon_raw() behave identically to their non-raw counterparts but do not perform context translation. Note: Signal handlers that perform a setfscreatecon() must take care to save, reset, and restore the fscreate context to avoid unexpected behavior. Note: Contexts are thread specific. RETURN VALUE
On error -1 is returned. On success 0 is returned. SEE ALSO
selinux(8), freecon(3), getcon(3), getexeccon(3) russell@coker.com.au 1 January 2004 getfscreatecon(3)

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