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Re: [mdz@debian.org: Re: Bug#200028: w3m-img: w3mimgdisplay is setuid root]

On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 12:00:28AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 11:20:17PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > How about it, Anthony; can we dosrcanyway w3m? 
> Sounds like #200028 isn't serious (excess permissions isn't in
> sarge_rc_policy.txt, so the only reason for it to be serious is the
> maintainer's discretion, which doesn't appear to have been invoked),
> and it doesn't seem to be grave or critical.
> As such, downgraded to important.

OK, great.

> > I think we'll then need to remove stalin from testing in order to
> > get a newer libgc in (due to #216341, although I'll try to remember
> > to talk to a buildd admin about that), but everything else should be
> > OK now.
> Better to update stalin anyway -- keeping it everywhere but on m68k is better
> than dropping it everywhere. Added to dosrcanyway.

It needs added somewhere other than dosrcanyway - upgrading libgc
actually makes stalin/m68k uninstallable, not just out of date, so a
plain hint doesn't work. 

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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