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Re: dpkg-statoverride vs. suidmanager

On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 06:06:22PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Now that we have dpkg-statoverride, how should setuid binaries be handled?
> Should new packages continue to use suidmanager?  Should the binaries be
> shipped setuid, giving the user the option to use a statoverride?

Ship them with the default that suits the binary, and allow users to
override that. Usually, now that we have statoverride, it is ok to ship
suid, but that's particular to the program.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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