failures disabling security [was Re: journal is hard + sugar and the digital age]
morgan.collett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 13:13:44 EDT 2008
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 18:18, <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> erik wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 02:30:47PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > > ....
> > > On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 12:55:43PM -0400, Erik Garrison wrote:
> > >> In particular, our security model has the effect of preventing work on
> > >> this issue that isn't supported by all the core developers.
> > >
> > > Scott seems to be suffering from no impediment from our security model
> > > so please explain your complaint in more detail or
> > >
> > > rm /etc/olpc-security
> > > and get on with life.
> > I am attempting to disable rainbow security with this command but
> > finding failures with several activities:
> > http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/8834
> what is the actual effect of removing that file? in particular,
> what affect does it have on things specified in permissions.info:
> persistent uid, access to USB serial, etc? (it may have no
> affect -- but if it disables any of those features, it feels like
> a possible issue.)
The activities should just run as user olpc then, with everything that
olpc has access to.
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