Re: Rxvt and resources
Ian Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote on 14 March 1996 02:46:
>Carlos Alberto Carvalho writes ("Re: Rxvt and resources"):
>>Andrew Howell (email@example.com) wrote on 8 March 1996 13:30:
>>>> I already said that rxvt should not be suid root, but the maintainer
>>>> claims it should be like xterm. I agree it should be like xterm, ie.
>>>> both should not be suid root. This is a bug in X11, and I think debian
>>>> should correct it.
>They need to be root to make the pty be owned by the right person.
>The whole pty/tty thing is a mess and needs serious work.
I'd like to know why this is necessary. I don't understand anythinng
about pty/tty. In my machine things seem to work fine.