Proposing SELinux support in strace

Renaud Métrich rmetrich at
Fri Mar 19 14:58:01 UTC 2021

Sure I will enhance the regular unit tests and get rid off the 
--secontext ones.

On 3/19/21 12:51 PM, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 09:29:12AM +0100, Renaud Métrich wrote:
> [...]
>> So what's next now? Since contexts always display now, there is no real
>> need for dedicated *--secontext test suite, all this can be integrated
>> into the standard test suite (we just need to add "%s" almost everywhere
>> for tests that we want to re-run with "strace --secontext").
>> Shall I do this or just stick to the updated test suite?
> The standard test suite is often quite limited, for example, it doesn't
> test for the case when the cwd of strace differs from the cwd of its
> tracee, which is especially relevant when relative paths are processed
> with --secontext.  If you could extend some of traditional tests to cover
> this case and make --secontext tests just use them, it would be indeed
> a good addition to the test suite.

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