[Pkg-xfce-devel] [pkg-apparmor] Support for shipping AppArmor profiles in Debian (lightdm)

Cameron Norman camerontnorman at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:39:39 UTC 2015

On Mar 2, 2015 12:28 PM, "Yves-Alexis Perez" <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> On lun., 2015-03-02 at 13:30 +0000, u wrote:
> > The security layer which AppArmor provides is very important to us and
> > we believe that it should be more widely deployed in Debian. That is why
> > we would like to encourage you to continue shipping these profiles.
> > In case you have questions or experience problems doing so, the Debian
> > AppArmor Team wants to kindly offer help and assistance.
> > Please read on.
> Actually, we already had issues with the AppArmor profile in the past,
> because it was too recent for the current AppArmor utilities. The
> AppArmor profile is provided directly by upstream (which evolves in
> Ubuntu circles), so it might not be perfect for Debian I'm not an
> AppArmor user myself, so I can't really test, but am really interested
> in any comment you might have.

So recent versions of apparmor do not fail to parse rules it does not know
about, as long as the syntax is right. This should ensure the profile
currently and continues to work without issue.

I run lightdm and use apparmor and can test the profile shipped upstream
when i get home.

Cameron Norman
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