Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118837
/etc/ppp/connect-errors should not exist, logs belong in /var/log
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:38 EST
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Description of problem:
/etc/ppp/connect-errors should not exist. pppd should not need write access to /etc for any reason.
The SE Linux policy for pppd prevents it from writing to anything under /etc, I think that this matches the correct design for the system and that pppd should be changed to match.
Is such a log file necessary anyway? Couldn't it just all go to syslog?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
*** Bug 119780 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
ppp-2.4.2-5 which has these changes:
/etc/ppp/resolv.conf -> /var/run/ppp/resolv.conf
/etc/ppp/connect-errors -> /var/log/ppp/connect-errors
to avoid writing into /etc and an appropriate logrotate script should
hit Rawhide shortly.
Where can I get ppp-2.4.2-5? It is not in
Shortly, patience is the key here ;-). I'm sure it will get there with
the next push. CLOSED->RAWHIDEmeans that we have a package ready
_internally_, there is always a delay between when we are done and
when a package hits the FTP server.
Thank you. I look forward to trying the new version.
ppp-2.4.2-5.2.FC2 has lines in the %install section of the spec file
to create the symlinks mentioned in comment #9, but they don't
actually end up in the binary RPM.
(This also appears to be the case in ppp-2.4.2-7 in rawhide...)
Am I missing something?