[CentOS] clamav and selinux

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Sat Apr 4 12:08:49 UTC 2009

Craig White wrote:
> after cleaning up a bunch or selinux alerts, I update and wham,
> clamav/clamd/clamav-db make me assert contexts again to /var/clamav
> like...
> chcon -t clamd_t clamav -R
> which temporarily solves the problem but it would be better if it were
> policy and not file contexts. So I search and see for some
> reason, /var/clamav is ignored...
> Is there something I don't understand or does this need to be
> bugzilla'd? Upstream?

No, rpmforge. They package clamd to use /var/clamav and not /var/lib/clamav. There already have been discussions on their list in the last month/this months. See lists.rpmforge.net.

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