[pkg-bacula-devel] Bug#699149: bacula-fd: should not run as 'root' by default

Teodor MICU mteodor at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 12:23:03 UTC 2013

2013/1/31 Alexander Golovko <alexandro at ankalagon.ru>:
> You lose files owner/group and acl on restoring.

That's not a big deal comparing with the increased security.

> /e/d/bacula-{dir,sd} has nonempty ARGS and bacula-{director,sd} will be
> incorrectly runned under root privileges if defaults file missed.
> This should be changed.

Yes, you should set the defaults in the init script (not in
/etc/default/FILE) just like you do for $CONFIG.

> Also, there is a reason, that we should provide
> defaults in /e/d/bacula-* as comments. I think, this is will not be
> included into wheezy, but it should be fixed in next versions.

OK. Please, no more double settings like this:

    # CONFIG="/etc/bacula/bacula-fd.conf"


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