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Re: Bug#4673: ppp insecure



On Mon, 18 Nov 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:

ian >> Even the dip solution is a big problem for us here. We have to put 750
ian >> users into the dip group to make it work.
ian >
ian >You didn't really need to do this.  You could, for example, have made
ian >your own setuid wrapper.

Which would be a nonstandard installation. My superiors are very much in
favor of keeping things the way they are customarily done so that others
can pick up the work where I left off.

Also I would loose the ability to do upgrades.

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PGP Public Key  =  FB 9B 31 21 04 1E 3A 33  C7 62 2F C0 CD 81 CA B5 

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