Bug#143967: prboom should have setuid option
On Sun, Apr 21, 2002 at 06:41:46PM -0700, Ian Turner wrote:
> Package: prboom
> Version: 2.2.2-1
> Severity: wishlist
> In the presence of an sdl driver capable of SVGAlib (e.g.,
> libsdl1.2debian-all), prboom needs to be setuid root in order to access
> the graphics console.
> It would be a security risk to make this the default, however lxdoom
> provides a debconf option to make it so.
Personally I think people can/should just do it themselves with
> Of course, prboom would also need to be patched (if it is not already)
> so as to give up privelages once the console is set up.
That still applies if it hasn't been done, of course.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]