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Re: install screensaver with setuid root

I wrote:
> Don't.  X programs should not be setuid root.

Alex Suzuki writes:
> Why?

Even if the application itself is free of buffer overflows and such you
would be granting root access to wads of unaudited and buggy library code.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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