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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 17:38:51 -0700
On 05/29/2012 04:22 PM, Richard Yao wrote:
> On 05/29/12 18:11, Zac Medico wrote:
>> On 05/29/2012 02:47 PM, Hilco Wijbenga wrote:
>>> On 29 May 2012 12:46, Michael Orlitzky <michael@...> wrote:
>>>> How about introducing e.g. FEATURES="nouserpriv", and make the current
>>>> userpriv behavior the default?
>>>
>>> rootpriv instead of nouserpriv?
>>
>> What's the use case for this? Can't we just enable userpriv
>> unconditionally, so that it doesn't have to be listed in FEATURES? Note
>> that ebuilds will still be able to use RESTRICT=userpriv if necessary.
> 
> Would FEATURES=-userpriv still work at the command line? It could be
> useful for debugging to keep that working.

Yeah, I guess it would be bad for it to be unconditional, because
permission issues seem to be a really common source of trouble for
people. Even something as seemingly simple as userfetch probably
shouldn't be unconditional, due to issues like the ACLs discussed in bug
#416705 [1].

[1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=416705
-- 
Thanks,
Zac


References:
RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Zac Medico
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Agostino Sarubbo
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Rich Freeman
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- hasufell
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Rich Freeman
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- hasufell
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Jeff Horelick
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Hilco Wijbenga
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Zac Medico
Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox" by default?
-- Richard Yao
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