[PATCH 3/4] docs: Document SELinux issues

Stephen Finucane stephenfinucane at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 22 01:15:29 AEST 2016

Initial Docker setup caused me some heartache on Fedora. Briefly
document the issues encountered to help other users.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Finucane <stephenfinucane at hotmail.com>
 docs/development.md        | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 tools/docker/entrypoint.sh |  2 ++
 2 files changed, 18 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/development.md b/docs/development.md
index eaf3182..60ea904 100644
--- a/docs/development.md
+++ b/docs/development.md
@@ -54,6 +54,22 @@ the Docker container, and so should be picked up by the Django auto-reloader.
 For more information on Docker itself, please refer to the [Docker][ref-docker]
 and [docker-compose][ref-compose] documentation.
+**NOTE:** If using SELinux, you will need to create a custom SELinux rule to
+allow the Docker process to access your working directory. Run:
+    $ chcon -RT svirt_sandbox_file_t $PATCHWORK_DIR
+where `$PATCHWORK_DIR` is the absolute patch to the `patchwork` folder created
+when you cloned the repo. For more information, see `man docker run`.
+**NOTE:** If you see an error like the below:
+    ERROR: Couldn't connect to the Docker daemon at
+    http+docker://localunixsocket - is it running?
+ensure you have correctly installed Docker, added your user to the `docker`
+group, and started the daemon, per the [Docker documentation][ref-docker].
 ## Vagrant-Based Installation
 Patchwork provides a Vagrant-based environment as an alternative to Docker.
diff --git a/tools/docker/entrypoint.sh b/tools/docker/entrypoint.sh
index bad507d..cd8ccf3 100755
--- a/tools/docker/entrypoint.sh
+++ b/tools/docker/entrypoint.sh
@@ -31,6 +31,8 @@ if [ ! -f ~patchwork/patchwork/tools/docker/entrypoint.sh ]; then
     echo "The patchwork directory doesn't seem to be mounted!"
     echo "Are you using docker-compose?"
     echo "If not, you need -v PATH_TO_PATCHWORK:/home/patchwork/patchwork"
+    echo "If yes, you may need to create an SELinux rule. Refer to the"
+    echo "development installation documentation for more information."
     exit 1

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