[Pkg-swan-devel] Bug#866324: Bug#866324: Bug#866324: strongswan-swanctl: Install empty directories that ‘swanctl --load-all’ expects

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Jun 29 14:36:49 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-06-28 at 14:16 -0700, Gerald Turner wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 28 2017, Gerald Turner wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 28 2017, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> >> I don't have those logs message, because the folders actually exist
> >> here, so I somehow have the feeling that strongSwan actually created
> >> the directories itself.
> >
> > I'm not sure... 

I'm not sure either to be honest. The swanctl Makefile seems to create them
(install-data-local target) but it doesn't seem called.
> Apologies for the nearly frivilous patch, but having mode 0700 set on
> directories potentially containing private keys is kind of nifty ;-)
> (and consistent with the strongswan-starter package)

In any case, it's a good idea to ensure the directories are present (and with
the correct permission). I'll investigate a bit about the install-data-local
part but if it goes nowhere I'll include the patch as-is.

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