Quoting Esko Arajärvi (firstname.lastname@example.org): > It also provides a few utilities such as recover, for retrieving auto-save > files in case > of a power failure, and dgn_comp and lev_comp, two utilities for making > - your own NetHack levels and dungeons. The "recover" may be run every time > the system > + your own NetHack levels and dungeons. The "recover" will be run every time > the system > boots, if there are any auto-save files available. > > Changing "may" to "will" because the recover will be run at the system boot > (as also stated in the debconf templates). Agreed, though it only works if the binary is setuid games, of course. I'd also say "The "recover" *command* will..." > Recover is traditionally installed with the "setgid" bit (group "games"). > - However, this package runs it automatically, as root, during the system > - boot. As a consequence, allowing the utility to use the "games" group > - privileges is only useful > - to let players recover their save > - files, should NetHack crash or their connection drop mid-game. > + This allows players to recover their save files, should NetHack crash or > + their connection drop mid-game. However, this leaves the Nethack's save > + directory world-writable and makes possible both cheating and messing up > + other players. I like this....but I wonder if there are possible enhancements. I take "makes possible cheating" as possible Frenglish (should be Finnglish....which is generally much better than Frenglish, though) so I'd like to get Justin's opinion on your proposal.
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