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Re: Gringotts on FC3



Hello Benjamin,


On Tue, 7 Mar 2006 04:00:55 -0800 (PST) Benjamin Franz <snowhare nihongo org> wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Steffen Kluge wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 16:23 -0800, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> >> Try putting the following in a script and then run it using the script.
> >> Don't ask me why it works.
> >>
> >> #!/bin/bash
> >> /usr/bin/strace /usr/bin/gringotts 2> /dev/null
> >
> > Does *anyone* know why it works? I've been doing the strace trick ever
> > since it broke (I know it worked fine in FC2). What would make gringotts
> > reliably fail (segfault) when run directly, but reliably succeed when
> > run under strace? Some sort of race condition? I've done a great many
> > builds of gringotts and its libs, using different combinations of
> > compiler switches, but they all segfault eventually.
> >
> > Gringotts looks like a fine secure container for those who don't need a
> > whole encrypted filesystem. There don't seem to be any work-alikes in
> > Fedora, so I'd be very pleased if it started working properly again.
> 
> Some Googling gave me this:
> 
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2004/11/msg00372.html
> 
> The quick and dirty fix: Remove setuid from /usr/bin/gringotts
> 
> As root: chmod -s /usr/bin/gringotts
> 
> I tested it. It worked.
[snip]

Yay! Many thanks!


Regards,

-- 
wwp

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