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Re: validateroot [Was: Grml.org patch bomb]


intrigeri wrote (02 Aug 2011 21:21:17 GMT) :
> Michael Prokop wrote (28 Jul 2011 12:01:21 GMT) :
>> * intrigeri [Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 11:43:13AM +0200]:

>>> > 10_validateroot.patch

>>> I like defensive programming, but I fear this one might serve to hide
>>> a problem you encountered with scripts/live not dealing with some kind
>>> of particular case. Is this live-bottom script here just in case,
>>> or...?

>> If live-boot finds a "wrong" file system that looks OK for
>> live-boot then the error message can be pretty confusing.
>> Though I don't like the check for /sbin/init neither, so
>> feel free to ignore this patch (and we'd investigate on that
>> further).

> Ok. I see the need for it, and I may see why you don't like it.
> Is there any file any system running live-boot has, and any other
> system hasn't?

Responding to myself: /usr/share/doc/live-boot/copyright will contain
copyright info on any system where live-boot is installed, as per
Debian Policy 2.3 (Copyright considerations).

=> adapted and reformatted patch, pushed to debian-next (commit add39bd).

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