[csw-buildfarm] Better security for home directories

Ben Walton bdwalton at gmail.com
Mon May 6 22:57:38 CEST 2013

That's a fair point.  +1 to disabling NFS there.  That change should
also come with an explicit denial of NFS mount from those hosts.


On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 8:56 PM, Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński
<maciej at opencsw.org> wrote:
> 2013/5/6 Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org>:
>> Not having NFS mounts there would increase the storage requirements
>> although by how much I don't know...is that a concern Dago?  It's also
>> less convenient although that shouldn't be a deal breaker overall, I
>> don't think.
> In general, I don't like it when people build packages on the
> experimental hosts. They should be for testing, not for building. I
> know there are some edge cases, but if someone really needs a custom
> environment for tinkering, they can set up a virtual machine in my
> opinion. If someone really wants, they can copy some files over; one
> directory with a recipe is enough I think, you don't have to copy the
> whole tree. (If you do have to copy the whole tree, we'll make changes
> to mgar so that it's no longer a requirement.)
> Maciej

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