Bug#342455: tech-ctte: Ownership and permissions of device mapper block devices
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Bastian Blank <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 12:35:00AM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
>> Is there some reason you can't have implement your personally preferred
>> policy of root.root 600 on just your own system? Is there some reason
>> for projecting your personal policies incompletely onto an arbitrary
>> subset of debian's users?
> Hu? 10 people are an arbitrary subset?
"All LVM2 users" are forced to use your incompatible defaults.
>> Is there something about this question I'm asking which doesn't make
>> sense to you?
> Yes, there seems to be one tool (named amanda) which uses the devices
> directly without the posix compilant capability CAP_DAC_READ which is
> there for backup reasons.
Amanda is just one example. The fact that there are other users of
the disk group and alternative ways of granting permissions are not
really relevent. The fact that it is an incompatibility with the rest
of the Debian system *is* relevant.
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