Re: suidregister vs. bsdgames
On Thu, Dec 17, 1998 at 11:40:30PM -0800, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Waters <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Chris> The bsdgames postinst script includes a bunch of lines
> Chris> like: suidregister -s bsdgames /usr/games/robots root games
> Chris> 02755
> Chris> The suidmanager complains loudly, every day, in email,
> Chris> about the leading zero in the permissions. I feel like I
> Chris> should file a bug report against one or the other of these
> Chris> packages, but I'm not sure which one.
> suidmanager is the one with the bug. A leading 0 is correct and
> technically required for octal numbers. It shouldn't be complaining.
You're right, and as many have heard by now, a new version which fixes this
problem as well as many others is on the way.
Thanks for your patience,