[Mageia-dev] (second attempt) suggesting sectool be dropped

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Tue Nov 15 11:39:29 CET 2011

Am 15.11.2011 07:29, schrieb Michael Scherer:
> Le lundi 14 novembre 2011 à 22:09 -0800, Robert M. Riches Jr. a écrit :
>> (New list subscriber...needed to fix registered email address to post...)
>> I was asked to submit this suggestion to the mailing list:
>> As a Mageia user, I believe msec was much better off with_OUT_
>> sectool.  In its present state, sectool is BADLY broken.  It
>> whines for pages about file permissions that are exactly as they
>> should be. 
> Can you be more specific ?
It think he means this: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2808
or https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2255#c21 or

I've also become supportive of this, sectool is basically duplicating
partly msec functionality, there was no adaption for Mageia, currently it's
checking on Mageia with the upstream Fedora configuration.

Honestly this should have been done when importing it, as
tmb already mentioned. msec should be patched to not require it.

When we can't even get our default security tool to work properly,
what's the point in adding a second one which needs even more
>>  It leaves two orphaned gpg-agent processes. 
> Fill bug report about this, that can surely be corrected by upstream.
>>  It
>> leaves at least three files or directories cluttering up /tmp.
> Same for that.

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