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Re: Hmm... dpkg not handling setuid properly

>>I recently reinstalled my Debian system. One of the first things I
>>upgraded was dpkg, to version However, once I had done
>>this, none of the packages I subsequently installed were able to
>>have any setuid binaries in them (sendmail, procmail, X, etc.). Is
>>this a known bug in dpkg, or am I doing something wrong?
>I reported this as #5479.  I'm surprised that none of
>the developpers seem to have noticed.  Anybody out there??

There's a bug in (some) 2.1.* kernels.  See bug 5640 for further

Richard Kettlewell               http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/

/dev/hdb5 - 0.5Gb of spinning metal, all alone in the night...

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