Older blog entries for harald (starting at number 3)

Returned from Global Company Meeting and a following week vacation in the US. New Orleans seems to have a party problem :)

Fixed my patch for kdelibs, to support the freedesktop systemtray protocol (client side).

15 Apr 2004 (updated 15 Apr 2004 at 13:47 UTC) »

Discovered the coverage.py module and put it in my small unittest testsuite for rhpl.conf.

The interesting code looks like this:

def suite():
    suite = unittest.TestSuite()
    suite = unittest.makeSuite(TestConf,'test')
    return suite

if __name__ == "__main__": import coverage coverage.erase() coverage.start() from rhpl import Conf testRunner = unittest.TextTestRunner(verbosity=2) result = testRunner.run(suite()) coverage.stop() coverage.the_coverage.report(Conf, show_missing=0 ) sys.exit(not result.wasSuccessful())

which outputs s.th. like this:

Ran 4 tests in 0.685s

OK Name Stmts Exec Cover ------------------------------- rhpl.Conf 1287 387 30%

15 Apr 2004 (updated 15 Apr 2004 at 11:27 UTC) »

Pushed out udev-024-3 to Fedora Core Development:

  • added central config file for udev /etc/sysconfig/udev which contains
    # set USE_UDEV to yes, if you want to use udev
    # if selinux file attributes
    # should be restored (leave to yes, if unsure)
    # if console permissions (pam_console)
    # should be restored (leave to yes, if unsure)
    # if dbus messages should be sent
    # if actions should be logged
    for that, I had to make /etc/hotplug.d/default/udev.hotplug a shell script, which tests for USE_UDEV and then exec's udevsend
  • added dbus, selinux and pam_console support through these scripts:
    • dbus.dev calls /usr/sbin/udev_dbus which has Kay's latest dbus patch.
    • pam_console.dev calls pam_console_setowner, which is basically a modified pam_console_apply, which only modifies one file. (no glob on /dev, thus no readdir on /dev every time)
    • selinux.dev just calls
          # restorecon $DEVNAME
      which makes udev_selinux somehow obsolete. There have be selinux policies written yet to let udev execute scripts from /etc/dev.d.
  • set up the config file to use directories for permissions and rules and wrote some basic rules and permissions as used by us
    The directories can be used as a drop in for vendors and customers.

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