[systemd-devel] [PATCH] Improve log notice when unprivileged users run journalctl executable (reformatted)

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Mar 8 14:43:48 PDT 2015

On Sun, 08.03.15 10:56, Martin Pitt (martin.pitt at ubuntu.com) wrote:

> Gautier Pelloux-Prayer [2015-03-08  9:33 +0100]:
> > This patch modifies this feedback by giving permission-hint to the user:
> > 
> >     No journal files were found. Users in the 'systemd-journal' group
> > may access more messages.
> If we do this, can we please advertise the standard LSB "adm" group
> instead of this systemd specific group? (IMHO it should have been
> "adm" right from the start, but that's harder to change now)

No, we introduced a group of its own for this for a reason. See the
NEWS section for version 198.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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