About (TWiki/web apps) sessions save dir - Was: Re: RFS: Second try for twiki-ldapcontrib, new upstream version - Re: RFS: twiki-ldapcontrib - LDAP services for TWiki
Le samedi 16 août 2008 à 13:26 +0200, Vincent Bernat a écrit :
> I would be happy to upload your fix but I disagree with it. As pointed
> by Olivier at the end of the bug report, /tmp can be flushed at boot or
> by some cronjobs. Therefore, you cannot ensure that the twiki directory
> still exists when twiki will be running.
> I cannot give an universal solution, but in Roundcube, we use
> /var/lib/roundcube/temp and we provide a cron job that will clean it
> every m days where <m> can be set by the user in /etc/default/roundcube
> (and I just noticed that this is broken... will upload a fix). This way,
> we don't fill up /var but we don't rely on anything in /tmp. Moreover,
> we don't have to handle a complex script in postinst to circumvent
> symlinks attacks.
> The problem with webapps is that we don't have a clear policy of what to
> do. You can just look at other packages, like phpmyadmin, mediawiki,
> etc. Each attempt to establish a webapps policy seems to be aborted.
That's why I asked for advice on debian-devel@ with no success :(
Feel free to comment anyway ;)
Olivier BERGER <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)