Bug#4406: Problems with abuse
On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, Gordon Russell wrote:
> Running the program as root solves this problem. On
> inspection, the abuse.x version is SGID root, which
> should instead probably be SUID root. This seems to solve
> my problems. Too bad the games and gamma.lsp files are not saved
> to the user's home directory instead, but then I don't expect you
> have the source code to make this possible ;-).
That's a violation of Debian policy. If abuse needs to write to the
gamma file, you should make the files writable by group 'games' and
make abuse.x sgid games.