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Re: cdrdao / ide-scsi problem

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 05:17:45AM +1000, bob parker wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Apr 2003 04:22, David Fokkema wrote:
> > Well, you are right, so I tried, :-). It works, so there is reason to be
> > glad. However, I'm still wondering how paranoid I must be to still want
> > cdrdao to run without setuid. Furthermore, without setuid and with group
> > permissions or something like that I should be able to control which users
> > may use the writer and which may not. So I will use this until I find
> > something better...
> David,
> Here is the way Debian installs cdrecord
> -rws--x---    1 root     cdrom        177k Apr  9  2002 /usr/bin/cdrecord

The package I see in unstable installs as -rwsr-xr-- if you're running
setuid, which is much more sensible (there's a comment in the Debian
policy manual noting that there's no point making binaries unreadable
since people can always just fetch them from the freely available


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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