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Re: sendmail issues (was: Re: cron has gone to UTC time?)

Joey Hess wrote:
> This seemed like a good idea at the time, but these problems with vital suid
> programs losing thier suid-ness during upgrade is makeing me reconsider
> this.. But I don't see a good solution. It seems we must have a window one
> way or the other, where the program has the permissions the admin doesn't
> want. We have the potential for random bits of the system breaking for a
> short time on one hand, and potential security holes on the other.

Of course one good fix would be to add some functionality similar to
suidmanager to dpkg. I won't hold my breath. :-/

see shy jo

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