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Re: A question on setting setuid bit

On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 11:13:30AM +0200, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> 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." ?

no, i'd say put that in README.Debian, explaining why it may be needed
and why you've chosen to include it or not include it.  if the local
admin really cares about setuid bits, they probably have something
watching for them anyway.



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