[apparmor] [patch] aa-notify -p / better error message for wrong group

Christian Boltz apparmor at cboltz.de
Sat Oct 15 22:57:05 UTC 2011


the error message in aa-notify -p if a user is not member of the group 
defined in notify.conf isn't too helpful.

This patch adds a hint what needs to be changed to get aa-notify -p 

=== modified file 'utils/aa-notify'
--- utils/aa-notify     2011-10-12 11:08:25 +0000
+++ utils/aa-notify     2011-10-15 11:59:06 +0000
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@
     if (defined($prefs{use_group})) {
         my ($name, $passwd, $gid, $members) = getgrnam($prefs{use_group});
         if (not defined($members) or not defined($login) or (not grep { $_ eq $login } split(/ /, $members) and $login ne "root")) {
-            _error("'$login' must be in '$prefs{use_group}' group. Aborting");
+            _error("'$login' must be in '$prefs{use_group}' group. Aborting\nAsk your admin to add you to this group or to change the group in /etc/apparmor/notify.conf if you want to use aa-notify.");


Christian Boltz
>cat `rpm -qpil *.rpm` > packtete.txt
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