[PATCH] Apply ACLs even if acl list reading failed

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Thu Mar 6 10:50:32 PST 2008

On Donnerstag, 6. März 2008, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 22:20 +0100, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> > List of applied ACLs can get corrupted, and that prevents hal-acl-tool
> > from ever touching it again and fixing. Trivial fix attached.
> >
> > If that was due to a crash, etc, it is not valid any longer anyways. In
> > that case probably it would make sense to relocate /var/lib/hal/acl-list
> > into /var/run/hal, and let it be removed by operating system startup
> > scripts.
> Attaching simple diff that moves acl-list to /var/run from /var/lib, as
> FHS suggests:
> > This directory contains system information data describing the system
> > since it was booted. Files under this directory must be cleared
> > (removed or truncated as appropriate) at the beginning of the boot
> > process.
> Note that packagers will probably want to move the acl list in post
> installation scriptlet when updating.

Commited to git. Thanks,


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