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Re: A question on setting setuid bit

Le jeudi 06 juillet 2006 à 07:36 +1000, Matthew Palmer a écrit :
[about suid bits]
> My personal preference would be for the maintainer to just take a stand, set
> it or not, and let people who actually know what's going on to use
> dpkg-statoverride to fix the problem to their satisfaction.  (This actually
> also applies to man-db and cdrecord, as it happens, but there's a lot of
> inertia to overcome there).

In that case, does it make sense to prompt the admin once from the
postinst script with a message such as:
"Warning: <such file> from <such package> installed with suid bit.  If
this is unacceptable at your site, use dpkg-statoverride to clear this
bit." ?


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