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Re: Bug#427697: Is sbackup maintained? If not, what to do?

On Friday 16 May 2008 10:20, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Since the revitalisation of sbackup is expected after the freezing of
> Lenny, we have to solve the most important bugs of the current version
> of sbackup. I do not know enough of python for helping on bug #427697
> (the gid of the backups). If Aziz provides a patch, I can prepare a NMU
> for this one, #479826 (using su-t-root-X as su wrapper) and #431936
> (tranlations). I can also make the package non-native (as it has anyway
> been suggested on this list for NMUs).
> By the way, can somebody suggest an appropriate gid ?
There is the adm group, but please think very carefully about the security of 
private/privileged information. 

I'm not familiar with sbackup, but if its backuping mode 0600 files, then the 
resulting backups should be readably only by the original owner or root, 
unless explicitly configured otherwise.


> Have a nice day,
> --
> Charles

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