On Sun, Oct 25, 1998 at 04:42:42PM -0500, Avery Pennarun wrote: > > > 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). > > If the permissions are set correctly in the archive, there is no need to > chown/chmod it after installation. HOWEVER, if you DO have suidmanager and don't want a program to be suid, you don't want it to be on your system for an unknown period of time suid. This came up already. Ship the thing not suid and use suidmanager to add the suid bit or if not there, assume that the user wants it suid and make it that way for them. -- Show me the code or get out of my way.
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