Re: A question on setting setuid bit
* sean finney
| On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 04:39:12PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
| > dpkg-statoverride is a tool for the system administrator to specify a
| > different mode or ownership for a file to that which is provided in the
| > package. It is not meant to be used by the package.
| there are cases where it's appropriate for a package to use it. for
| example, if the package creates the user that is supposed to own a file,
| and later changes the ownership to that user in the maintscripts.
If so, create the user in preinst and it'll work just fine.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :