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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] main/openntpd: fixes privelege seperation defaults

From: Orion Miller <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:37:30 -0700

On Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:15:44 +0200
Sören Tempel <> wrote:
> This would make the OpenNTPD package the owner of /var/empty. I don't
> think that this is a good idea.

Okay, so what are you saying? Because I thought I wrote what you
suggested in the last patch. And now you are suggesting to do what you
said I should do last time. [1]

If you look at the OpenSSH APKBUILD file it creates /var/empty in it's
package function. So I'm not sure what you are actually suggesting.

# References

[1] Last Patch Discussion
On Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:48:02 -0700
Orion Miller <> wrote:
> > The OpenSSH aports creates the /var/empty directory in its OpenRC
> > services[1], maybe it would be a good idea to do that here as well
> > for the sake of consistency?
> I thought if I did that it would cause a package ownership
> contention over that specific file (i.e. a directory). I'll try it. :D

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