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Re: over 30000 bugs in our archive (!)

On 9 Feb 1998, Ben Gertzfield wrote:

> >>>>> "Christian" == Christian Schwarz <schwarz@monet.m.isar.de> writes:
>     Christian> Someone pointed out that I should make the lintian
>     Christian> report available via the web. I've just hacked the
>     Christian> script to make this possible. The result can be viewn
>     Christian> at
>     Christian>
>     Christian> http://fatman.mathematik.tu-muenchen.de/~schwarz/lintian/
>     Christian> Note, that the report has been split into lots of small
>     Christian> text files--once for each maintainer--to save bandwith.
> Thanks for this. However, on my nethack package, I got the warnings:
>  W: nethack: setuid-binary usr/lib/games/nethack/nethack -rwxr-sr-x
>  W: nethack: setuid-binary usr/lib/games/nethack/recover -rwxr-sr-x
>  W: nethack: non-standard-file-perm var/lib/games/nethack/logfile -rw-rw-r--
>  W: nethack: non-standard-file-perm var/lib/games/nethack/perm -rw-rw-r--
> First off, the 'nethack' and 'recover' binaries are setgid, not
> setuid. And second, all the files are owned by group 'games' -- is
> this somehow against policy?

No, it's not. I'll fix lintian to ignore setgid bits on `games' in



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