On Fri, 2012-07-13 at 04:37 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: [...] > I would like to address this by backporting this feature: > > commit d6e486868cde585842d55ba3b6ec57af090fc343 > Author: Ludwig Nussel <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Date: Wed Jan 25 11:52:28 2012 +0100 > > debugfs: add mode, uid and gid options > > and then changing the default mode (mask) to be 0700. This should > leave debugfs functional (most such applications will require root > anyway) and allow users to relax permissions if they really don't > care about the security problems. This change is pending in linux and should be included in version 3.2.24-1. > However, currently there is not a single place for the user options. > I think that either (1) debugfs should be mounted by default in a > similar way to other pseudo-filesystems, or (2) debugfs should have a > noauto entry in /etc/fstab where users can set options, and packages > may use 'mount /sys/kernel/debug' to mount debugfs with those options > (not 'mount -t debugfs debugfs /sys/kernel/debug', as now). This is still to be decided. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Humans are not rational beings; they are rationalising beings.
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