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Re: questions about debian package xtet42-2.02

Andrew Howell writes ("Re: questions about debian package xtet42-2.02"):
> > A setuid games program is unable to read the .Xauthority file and
> > therefore cannot connect to protected X servers. Nearly any X server
> > is protected.
> Hmmm interesting. Didn't know anything about this.

Once again, the solution is to have a games group instead of or as
well as a games user, and to use that instead.

> > Was there already any discussion about including a games gid into the
> > official debian base ? Is the usage of gid 60 approved by the Debian
> > gods ? (Otherwise I will ask debian-devel about it.)
> I asked debian-devel about it when I made the package and no one
> replied. I'm ccing this to them, maybe this time we'll get a response :)

Bruce ?


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