Re: Use of suidmanager
- To: Michael Meskes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Use of suidmanager
- From: Peter Tobias <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 11:47:37 +0200
- Message-id: <19970625114737.16746@zaphod>
- In-reply-to: <c=DE%a=_%p=topsystem%l=EINSTEIN-970625084715Zemail@example.com>; from Michael Meskes on Wed, Jun 25, 1997 at 10:47:15AM +0200
- References: <c=DE%a=_%p=topsystem%l=EINSTEIN-970625084715Zfirstname.lastname@example.org>
On Jun 25, Michael Meskes wrote:
> I still have problems with that. What you describe is the eventual
> scenario, correct? But right now it lacks functionality, because not
> every packages uses it. So maybe we should add a new rule in our
If every package has to use it why not add this function to dpkg?
dpkg already keeps a file with the contents of each packet. This
could be extended to keep the permissions too. Or create a database
with contains every filename (just like "locate") and the permissions
of every file. We would only need an override file in /etc and maybe
some small tools (checkperms etc.).
Peter Tobias <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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