[PATCH] Add 'log' argument to 'console' stanza allowing job output to be captured.

James Hunt james.hunt at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 28 18:19:24 UTC 2011

Hi Steve,

On 28/10/11 16:13, Steve Langasek wrote:
> I haven't looked at the code yet;
You might want to hold off as I'm making some changes currently relating to Jacek's comments...

> is all logging done on behalf of user jobs
> done with the permissions of that user?
Yes - we fork and setuid to the user in question.

> However, if user jobs are enabled and logging enabled for them, can't a user
> intentionally *create* a badly behaved job?  We don't want the cost of
> having better logging for system jobs to be that users can run amok.
Indeed. I can think of a number of approaches we could take here. I was going to list them all out,
but maybe it would be more productive to discuss this next week at UDS and then report back to the list:


Kind regards,

James Hunt

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