[Meego-security-discussion] smackutil in MeeGo
roffermanns at sysgo.com
Tue Apr 19 15:00:59 PDT 2011
On 04/19/2011 10:54 PM, casey.schaufler at nokia.com wrote:
>> From: ext Rolf Offermanns [roffermanns at sysgo.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 2:51 AM
>> To: Schaufler Casey (Nokia-SD/SiliconValley)
>> Cc: meego-security-discussion at lists.meego.com
>> Subject: Re: [Meego-security-discussion] smackutil in MeeGo
>> On 04/18/2011 11:55 PM, casey.schaufler at nokia.com wrote:
>>> That is curious. Can you run smackload under strace? That will tell us exactly what it is sending.
>> Hi Casey,
>> the OBS smackloads append a dash to the access mode:
>> write(3, "_ host rwxa-", 53) = -1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)
>> write(3, "host _ rwxa-", 53) = -1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)
>> while the version from your homepage keep the exact string from the config file:
>> write(3, "_ host rwxa", 52) = 52
>> write(3, "host _ rwxa", 52) = 52
> OK, I have attached a repaired version of smackload (source and binary) that should
> work on any Smack kernel. My virtual machine server has been uncooperative today,
> and I'm having trouble finding a machine with an old enough kernel. Would you give
> this version of smackload a quick try to see if it works properly for you?
> Thank you.
Sure, I will do this. But this is a MeeGo trunk build from a few days ago:
Shouldn't be the patch you mentioned be part of the MeeGo 1.2 kernel?
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