/var/lock/ppp is created with wrong SELinux context

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  • When installing the ppp-2.4.5-33.el7.x86_64 package, the directory /var/lock/ppp is created with the SELinux context var_lock_t instead of pppd_lock_t


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4
  • ppp-2.4.5-33.el7.x86_64

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