On 02/20/2014 12:20 PM, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> On 02/19/2014 04:54 PM, Jan Pazdziora wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 04:37:05PM +0100, Tomas Babej wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> When restoring files from backup, we do use an incorrect order of
>>> operations - we first restore SELinux context and then copy the
>>> files from backup, when we need to do the exact opposite.
>>>
>>> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4133
>>>
>>
>>> >From 3c1da9e7265bfb303cd4b9751c5b32b04d502431 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>>> From: Tomas Babej <tba...@redhat.com>
>>> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:31:12 +0100
>>> Subject: [PATCH] ipatests: Fix incorrect order of operations when restoring
>>>   backup
>>>
>>> When restoring files from backup, we do use an incorrect order of
>>> operations - we first restore SELinux context and then copy the
>>> files from backup, when we need to do the exact opposite.
>>>
>>> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4133
>>> ---
>>>   ipatests/test_integration/tasks.py | 2 +-
>>>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/ipatests/test_integration/tasks.py
>>> b/ipatests/test_integration/tasks.py
>>> index
>>> 9a6ea3fa548a53d6e5ab6d19783227c2d956a001..b785f28190ed39a0ac45ff5b69e3b474e2634278
>>> 100644
>>> --- a/ipatests/test_integration/tasks.py
>>> +++ b/ipatests/test_integration/tasks.py
>>> @@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ def restore_files(host):
>>>
>>>       # Run both commands in one session. For more information, see:
>>>       # https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4133
>>> -    host.run_command('%s ; (%s ||:)' % (restorecon_command,
>>> copyfiles_command))
>>> +    host.run_command('%s ; (%s ||:)' % (copyfiles_command,
>>> restorecon_command))
>>
>> ACK -- having the files in place is definitely useful if we then want
>> to find them there.
>>
>> However: since this is about restoring a backup, can't the backup
>> contain the extended attributes, so that the SELinux context gets
>> restored to the original state (which could be different from what
>> the restorecon will give you)?
> 
> Well, I guess you're the Beaker authority here. Is that necessary when 
> restoring?
> The tests expect a "sane" state, and they return to that; using a somehow
> customized machine to test on is a bad idea anyway.

+1. If you added a proper SELinux rule on that machine to set the right file
context, it will still be right after restorecon.

Martin

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