Re: shellutils grave bug
> Four or five bug reports have just been submitted because the i386
> port of shellutils (just uploaded by the autobuilder, I would guess --
> haven't checked) has a non-setuid-root su. So I tried recompiling the
> slink version -- and I has the *same* problem.
> I plan to investigate and to do an NMU very soon, once I'm able to
> find the real problem. If I can't, I'll just stick an appropriate
> line in debian/rules for the time being.
Found the problem: the slink version of debhelper didn't strip the
setuid bit from executables, the current potato version does. Fix:
NMU is currently in progress.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, see http://www.debian.org/~jdg