robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jul 24 16:28:12 PDT 2011
Attr, Acl, and Libcap2 have been added. I'm going to double check that
everything to the kernel builds, and then set capabilities so suid-root stuff
can go away.
There's one test failure with Coreutils 'tail'. I didn't check it out.
Packages haven't been updated in a while, so some may be buggy or vulnerable.
Updating packages isn't a priority because it's a waste of time right now to
follow the latest packages, unless someone wants to do it for me. Only bug
fixes and vulnerabilities are of interest, not new features unless it's of
interest to security.
Please feel free to use the build instructions in the book to test it out. It
should be perfectly usable, but I'm not sure about x86_32 and Grub. I only use
After suid-root, I'll see about adding capabilities to sshd.
I also plan to add Strace. Some Coreutils tests need it, and it's needed to
detect needed capabilities on new packages. I'll add an example usage for
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