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reassign 406375 perl

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 02:08:31PM +0100, Volker Epting wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 10:18:50 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I'm betting that the permissions on /dev/null on your system are broken.
> That is right, i'm wondering how this could be appear.
> # ll /dev/null
> crwSrwSrw- 1 root root 1, 3 2006-12-04 13:27 /dev/null

Usually filesystem corruption, although it could be a rogue script

Brendan, perl behaves quite badly in this circumstance. Could
validate_suid() be changed to skip validation of the permissions of the
script if it happens to be BIT_BUCKET (i.e. -e is being used)?


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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