rtkit diff in Ubuntu

Felipe Sateler fsateler at debian.org
Sun Oct 18 15:52:11 UTC 2015

Hi again,

On 3 May 2015 at 20:10, Luke Yelavich <luke.yelavich at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 11:01:47PM AEST, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>> On 28 April 2015 at 11:07, Felipe Sateler <fsateler at debian.org> wrote:
>> > On 28 April 2015 at 10:32, Martin Pitt <mpitt at debian.org> wrote:
>> >> Hey Felipe,
>> >>
>> >> Felipe Sateler [2015-04-24 18:25 -0300]:
>> >>> I see that rtkit has diverged in Ubuntu. Should debian incorporate the
>> >>> patch added to check for mq_getattr? Why is it necessary?
>> >>
>> >> TBH I don't know; I figure back then it failed to build with
>> >> -Wl,--as-needed (as we have in Ubuntu by default) because it forgot to
>> >> link against -lrt, but this doesn't happen on current 15.04. So I
>> >> figure we can drop this patch.
>> >>
>> >> So if you could also apply the unfuzzing of 01-no_ptrace_cap.patch in
>> >> Debian, I think we would be back in sync.
>> >
>> > Ok, I will do that for the next upload. I will request a sync when I
>> > do so pointing to this discussion.
>> Hmm, so 01-no_ptrace_cap.patch is not applied by debian. Maybe we
>> should apply it as well? If so we should also probably drop the
>> CAP_SYS_PTRACE from the systemd unit.
>> Luke, why did you add this patch? The ubuntu changelog does not give
>> hints as to why it is there...
> As per the Ubuntu main inclusion request bug, https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/396396 the Ubuntu security team requested it be removed.
> I also believe it was originally in the changelog when the Ubuntu package was created, but that changelog entry was lost when Debian took the diff, and the package was synced.

It took me a while to do this, but I've finally uploaded a rtkit that
can be (I think) synced back to ubuntu. I also had to apply the rt
linkage fix. If anything remains, please let me know!


Felipe Sateler

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