188.8.131.52. Source Tree Files
For developing policy modules, the
selinux-policy-develpackage includes all of the interface files used to build policy. It is recommended that people who build policy use these files to build the policy modules.
This package installs the policy interface files under
makefiles installed in
To help applications that need the various SELinux paths,
libselinuxprovides a number of functions that return the paths to the different configuration files and directories. This negates the need for applications to hard-code the paths, especially since the active policy location is dependent on the SELINUXTYPE setting in
For example, if SELINUXTYPE is set to strict, the active policy location is under
To view the list of available functions, use the following command:
man 3 selinux_binary_policy_path
This man page is available only if you have the
The use of
libselinuxand related functions is outside the scope of this document.