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I recently got the question how sticky bit and SELinux play together. I only found this one site about Linux Permissions on Fedora

Are there any other concerns using sticky bits and SELinux together?

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I edited your question, feel free to revert or edit it again if you are unhappy with the changes. –  Baarn Jul 20 '12 at 22:55
    
Could you elaborate why you are concerned that Sticky Bit might behave strange on SELinux? –  Baarn Jul 20 '12 at 22:57
    
Thanks for editing. No, someone asked me that question, and it got me curious. I only found the link posted and I thought I'd put that question out to a broader audience, since it's not an everyday question. –  user857990 Jul 23 '12 at 11:26

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SELinux just prohibits some operations that the "standard Unix" permission model would allow. The sticky bit on a directory means that only the owner of a file in it can fiddle with it. On files the sticky bit hasn't meant anything for almost as long as memory serves.

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