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Re: Setuid

On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Brian C. White wrote:

> >I propose that we institute a stricter policy regarding setuid-root
> >code.
> I agree, but along with this policy needs to be a standard set of methods
> (or suggestions) of how people can do the things that are currently being
> handled by having the suid bit set.
> This same thing applied to all packages linked against svgalib, including
> ghostscript.

Since many programs might need to read svgalib, might it be better to do 
something like sgid'ing them and make a special group for svgalib.

Just wondering.

Shaya Potter

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