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Re: [Bacula-devel] Ubuntu question


Hello,

I have found some problems
- prerm scripts don't stop daemon (fd/sd)
- in some scripts, you will find 2>&1 > /dev/null instead of > /dev/null 2>&1
 (and it can fail some commands)

For the password, it's a good idea to generate them in the bacula-common 
package (with something like 
$(cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc _A-Z-a-z-0-9 | head -c33)

and to use 

   --with-dir-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_DIRECTOR_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-fd-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_CLIENT_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-sd-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_STORAGE_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-mon-dir-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_DIRECTOR_MONITOR_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-mon-fd-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_CLIENT_MONITOR_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-mon-sd-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_STORAGE_MONITOR_PASSWORD_XXX" \
   --with-db-name="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_DBNAME_XXX" \
   --with-db-user="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_DBUSER_XXX" \
   --with-db-password="XXX_REPLACE_WITH_DBPASS_XXX" \

in configure options

Bye

Le Wednesday 22 October 2008 15:27:59 Ante Karamatic, vous avez écrit :
> On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:45:03 -0400
>
> Scott Barninger <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So, should we talk to anyone about this? Or do they consider this an
> > unannounced security feature?
>
> As commented on bug, this is something Ubuntu inherited from Debian. I
> do understand both Debian's and your point of view. I'm not in favor for
> any of those configurations; both have ups and downs.
>
> But, except of that FDAddress (and random password) problem, what else
> do you find wrong in packages? I've worked on some changes in those
> packages, but I would like to hear other problems users are having.
>



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