Package Details: taskd 1.1.0-2

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Package Base: taskd
Description: A lightweight, secure server providing multi-user, multi-client access to task data
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Licenses: MIT
Submitter: ilpianista
Maintainer: jck
Last Packager: jck
Votes: 21
Popularity: 0.918036
First Submitted: 2013-10-29 22:07
Last Updated: 2015-12-06 11:18

Latest Comments

BoySka commented on 2016-08-31 09:07

source URL could use https, so it should.

jck commented on 2016-04-06 01:10

I'm not actively using taskd anymore. If anyone would like to adopt it, please let me know.

ackthet commented on 2016-04-04 12:55

@dustball, you should use taskd-git, the Taskwarrior folks say its stable at this point with only one outstanding bug before release.

dustball commented on 2016-03-22 20:15

Could you please apply a few of the taskd patches? Some of them are apparently only in the bugtracker. for example.


ackthet commented on 2016-02-26 19:06

Would it be possible to add a few of the security features from to the systemd unit file?

jck commented on 2015-12-06 11:18

@rumplesepp: done!

rumpelsepp commented on 2015-10-13 09:29

install scripts should not remove any users. This is a security issue due to remaining and unkown user/group ids. Arch Linux recently has rebuilt some packages because of this issue:

Please remove this from your install script, thanks!

jck commented on 2015-03-09 20:20

@asdil12 please send your patch upstream.

asdil12 commented on 2015-03-09 20:03

Could you please use this src pkg:

It adds a small patch to taskd that allows logging to stderr in order to let systemd handle the log.

This is the difference between the old and the new src pkg:

(you still need to run makepkg --source on the new srcpkg as it is missing the .SRCINFO file)

jck commented on 2015-01-15 11:56

I've simplified the package. Now it just initialized the db. It no longer generates the keys. New users must manually configure taskd's pki.

@vit: See /var/lib seems to make sense since taskd is closer to a database server than a http server.

The default home directory for system users is /, I just left it at that. The manpage of sysusers.d suggests not to unnecessarily specify home directores unless the software strictly requires one to be set.

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