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kiconvtool 0.97 sysutils on this many watch lists=0 search for ports that depend on this port
Tool to preload kernel iconv charset tables
Maintained by: amdmi3@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 26 Jun 2008 11:02:36
License: not specified in port


On FreeBSD, it's possible to allow plain users to mount filesystems
without using su or sudo. This is enabled via vfs.usermount sysctl.
However, if file name conversion is used when mounting a filesystem,
in most cases mount will fail with `mount_XXX: XXX_iconv: Operation
not permitted denied' error. This is caused by the fact that character
set conversion tables need to be loaded into kernel, but, apart
from mounting, that's not allowed to plain users, because charset
tables are large enough to initiate a denial of service by filling
kernel memory with many tables.

This utility allows you to load only specific charset tables into
kernel, so usermounts with file name conversions won't fail and in
the same time it's not possible to bring the system down by filling
kernel memory.

WWW: http://wiki.freebsd.org/DmitryMarakasov/kiconvtool
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Required Libraries:
  1. converters/libiconv
There are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/sysutils/kiconvtool/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install sysutils/kiconvtool


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  3. ftp://ftp.cn.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  4. ftp://ftp.jp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  5. ftp://ftp.ru.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  6. ftp://ftp.se.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  7. ftp://ftp.tw.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  8. ftp://ftp.uk.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  9. http://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/amdmi3/
  10. http://mirror.amdmi3.ru/distfiles/

Number of commits found: 15

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
31 Oct 2013 19:46:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.97
Revision:332281
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.97
- Fix rc.d script

PR:		183518
Submitted by:	Kimmo Paasiala <kpaasial@gmail.com>
29 Sep 2013 21:50:07
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.96
Revision:328741
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Support staging
20 Sep 2013 23:06:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.96
Revision:327772
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
sysutils)
17 Jun 2013 15:27:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.96
Revision:321132
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Trim Makefile header
27 Apr 2013 18:25:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.96
Revision:316683
mva search for other commits by this committer
- Convert USE_ICONV=yes to USES=iconv
- Change USE_GNOME=pkgconfig|gnomehack to USES=pathfix|pkgconfig and
  USE_GETTEXT=yes to USES=gettext while here
01 Oct 2011 00:02:07
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.96
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.96 (rc script improvements, documentation fixes)
07 Sep 2011 23:49:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.95
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Add dependency on iconv
07 Sep 2011 23:46:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.95
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.95
- Now properly works on >=8.x
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.93
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
28 Jul 2009 16:34:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.93
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update URL of my distfile mirror in 87 ports

Approved by:    portmgr (erwin)
25 Apr 2009 13:00:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.93
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.93 (now it's possible to list currenly loaded charsets)
05 Jan 2009 16:14:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.92
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update address of my distfile mirror
28 Oct 2008 21:55:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.92
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.92 featuring filesystem iconv modules loading and minor bug/typo
fixes
07 Jul 2008 19:17:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.91
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 0.91 (add manpage, fix error handling)

Approved by:    miwi (mentor)
26 Jun 2008 11:02:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  0.90
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
On FreeBSD, it's possible to allow plain users to mount filesystems
without using su or sudo. This is enabled via vfs.usermount sysctl.
However, if file name conversion is used when mounting a filesystem,
in most cases mount will fail with `mount_XXX: XXX_iconv: Operation
not permitted denied' error. This is caused by the fact that character
set conversion tables need to be loaded into kernel, but, apart
from mounting, that's not allowed to plain users, because charset
tables are large enough to initiate a denial of service by filling
kernel memory with many tables.

This utility allows you to load only specific charset tables into
kernel, so usermounts with file name conversions won't fail and in
the same time it's not possible to bring the system down by filling
kernel memory.

WWW: http://wiki.freebsd.org/DmitryMarakasov/kiconvtool

Approved by:    miwi (mentor)

Number of commits found: 15

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