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[Shorewall-devel] Executables under /usr/share

From: Jonathan Underwood <jonathan.underwood_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Mar 20 2011 - 21:17:37 GMT
To: shorewall-devel@lists.sourceforge.net

Hi Tom,

Currently shorewall installs a number of files under
/usr/share/shorewall which require executable permissions. As such, on
SElinux enabled systems we're having to add exceptions to allow
shorewall to execute files under /usr/share. /usr/share is generally
considered to be location of data needed by applications rather than
executables. A better location for those files that need to be
executable would be under /usr/libexec/shorewall. Executables I see
under /usr/share/shorewall are:

wait4ifup
getparams
compiler.pl

Is this something you'd consider changing? I can work up a patch if you'd like.

Cheers,
Jonathan.

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