couchdb-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Jan Lehnardt (Assigned) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Assigned] (COUCHDB-603) init script needlessly 'su's, and non-superuser use fails
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2012 17:35:48 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-603?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
]

Jan Lehnardt reassigned COUCHDB-603:
------------------------------------

    Assignee: Noah Slater
    
> init script needlessly 'su's, and non-superuser use fails
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-603
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-603
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Infrastructure
>         Environment: Unix
>            Reporter: Chad MILLER
>            Assignee: Noah Slater
>            Priority: Trivial
>         Attachments: 0001-Adding-a-UID-check-before-su-ing-to-see-if-we-are-al.patch
>
>
> The init script runs 'su' if the COUCHDB_USER variable is set, but it doesn't need to
if the script is already running as that user.  Add an additional condition on that test,
so that normal role users can start and stop the server.
> --- couchdb/etc/init/couchdb.tpl.in	2009-10-02 07:10:18.475913699 -0400
> +++ couchdb/etc/init/couchdb.tpl.in	2009-10-02 07:22:22.711911041 -0400
> @@ -77,7 +77,7 @@
>          command="$command $COUCHDB_OPTIONS"
>      fi
>      mkdir -p "$RUN_DIR"
> -    if test -n "$COUCHDB_USER"; then
> +    if test -n "$COUCHDB_USER" -a "`id -u \"$COUCHDB_USER\" 2>&1`" != "`id -u`";
then
>          chown $COUCHDB_USER "$RUN_DIR"
>          if su $COUCHDB_USER -c "$command" > /dev/null; then
>              return $SCRIPT_OK
> (Reported as bug at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/couchdb/+bug/435484  )

--
This message is automatically generated by JIRA.
If you think it was sent incorrectly, please contact your JIRA administrators: https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ContactAdministrators!default.jspa
For more information on JIRA, see: http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira

        

Mime
View raw message