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Re: problems with latest x version in incoming

On Sat, Oct 24, 1998 at 09:58:36PM -0700, Adam J. Klein wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 12:35:52AM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
>> Adam J. Klein wrote:
>> > This is rather strange.  I took over this package relatively recently.  I
>> > hadn't really looked at the documentation.
>> Do you have time to fully look at how suidmanager works and find out if and
>> why the chown is necessary if suidregister doesn't run?
>It looks like it's not neccessary.  I'm not sure what the original
>intention was, but it should be safe to change debhelper and debstd to
>inserting only:
>if [-x /usr/sbin/suidregister ]; then
>in the postinst.  I'll fix the documentation in the next release.  I'm planning
>to rewrite suidmanager in Perl, which I hope will give me a better understanding
>of it's exact behavior, and make it easier to add features.
Is suidmanager nowadays standard? Last time I looked it wasn't, so the
chown/chmod/... makes sense for people who don't want to have a
suidmanager installed (like me).


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