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.TH CHECKPOLICY 8
.SH NAME
checkpolicy \- SELinux policy compiler
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B checkpolicy
.I "[-b] [-d] [-M] [-c policyvers] [-o output_file] [input_file]"
.br
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
This manual page describes the
.BR checkpolicy
command.
.PP
.B checkpolicy
is a program that checks and compiles a SELinux security policy configuration
into a binary representation that can be loaded into the kernel.  If no 
input file name is specified, checkpolicy will attempt to read from
policy.conf or policy, depending on whether the -b flag is specified.

.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-b
Read an existing binary policy file rather than a source policy.conf file.
.TP
.B \-d
Enter debug mode after loading the policy.
.TP
.B \-M
Enable the MLS policy when checking and compiling the policy.
.TP
.B \-o filename
Write a binary policy file to the specified filename.
.TP
.B \-c policyvers
Specify the policy version, defaults to the latest.

.SH "SEE ALSO"
SELinux documentation at http://www.nsa.gov/selinux,
especially "Configuring the SELinux Policy".


.SH AUTHOR
This manual page was written by Arpad Magosanyi <mag@bunuel.tii.matav.hu>,
and edited by Stephen Smalley <sds@epoch.ncsc.mil>.
The program was written by Stephen Smalley <sds@epoch.ncsc.mil>.