Re: Question about set UID (and cdrecord)
On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 08:02:48AM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> Does setting suid on a shell script (or a perl script) have any effect?
Set-id scripts in general don't work. Set-id perl scripts work if you
have perl-suid installed, but beware; this is unsupported upstream and
liable to go away. See perlsec(1) and perl58delta(1) (the latter on
unstable, anyway; the text is in perldelta(1) on testing and missing on
It's better to write a small C program to do the job.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]