[libvirt] [PATCH 07/10] apparmor: include local apparmor profiles

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon May 15 14:40:59 UTC 2017

On 15.05.2017 16:30, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-05-15 at 09:28 -0500, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
>> On Mon, 2017-05-15 at 15:23 +0200, Stefan Bader wrote:
>>> From: Felix Geyer <fgeyer at debian.org>
>>> Local overrides is a feature Debian/Ubuntu libvirt provided for a while.
>>> This allows the user to have a non-conffile that he can use to extend the
>>> package delivered rules with extra content matching his special case.
>>> This change adds the include directives to the apparmor profiles
>>> for virt-aa-helper and libvirtd.
>> I'm fine with this change but it is important to understand that
>> /etc/apparmor.d/local/usr.sbin.libvirtd must exist otherwise the profile will
>> fail to load. In Debian/Ubuntu we use dh_apparmor which takes care of this for
>> us. If this is upstreamed, then wherever install of the profile happens or is
>> documented, then the local changes file needs to also be installed/documented.
>> Other non-deb distributions might not like this extra file, so it is possible
>> this may be a Debian and its derivatives thing....
> Oh heh, I see you adjusted the Makefile.am for this in 08. Thanks!

Yeah, I guess it could make sense to merge those two changes into one. I was
just hesitating initially as the first part came via Debian and the latter is
and extension I did. Admittedly it is not completely consistent as I did merge
for other things.

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