This manual page describes the
This program is primarily used to set the security context
(extended attributes) on one or more files.
It can be run at any time to correct errors, to add support for
new policy, or with the -n option it can just check whether the file
contexts are all as you expect.
It is the same executable as
but operates in a slightly different manner depending on it's argv.
ignore files that do not exist
infilename contains a list of files to be processed by application. Use - for stdin.
directory to exclude (repeat option for more than one directory.)
change files and directories file labels recursively
don't change any file labels.
save list of files with incorrect context in outfilename.
show changes in file labels.
show changes in file labels, if type, role, or user are changing.
show a progress indication in the form of one dot per 1000 files.
Force reset of context to match file_context for customizable files, or the user section, if it has changed.
Input items are terminated by a null character instead of by whitespace, and the quotes and backslash are not special (every character is taken literally). Disables the end of file string, which is treated like any other argument. Useful when input items might contain white space, quote marks, or backslashes.The GNU find -print0 option produces input suitable for this mode.
The pathname for the file(s) to be relabeled.