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Re: Shadow passwords...

Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> writes:

> Setting the binary to 2755 root.shadow is only necessary if the
> program will be run by normal users. Programs that are only started
> by root (for example system daemons) can (and should) be 755 root.root.

Yes, of course.  And then it's not necessary to switch euids.

xlockmore is clearly in the former category though.


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