[pkg-bacula-devel] user/group setting in init-scripts and units

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Mon Jul 18 09:27:40 UTC 2016

Um 11:21 Uhr am 18.07.16 schrieb Sven Hartge:

> Maybe we need some capabilites in the filesystem, like ping does have.
> CAP_DAC_READ_SEARCH seems about right: "Bypass file read permission 
> checks and directory read and execute permission checks"
> Also needs more investigation.

I see from the source in src/lib/priv.c that Bacula already contains 
support for capabilites and the binaries also link against libcap. But 
this is Linux-only, isn't it? This would then not work on FreeBSD (or 
Hurd), again complicating the init-scripts and package setup.


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