Re: setuid bit neccesary for GNOME?
- From: jason petrone <jp demonseed net>
- To: gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: setuid bit neccesary for GNOME?
- Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 11:23:46 -0500
On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 12:41:17PM +0100, Andreas L. Gustafsson wrote:
> Are there any parts of GNOME that require the setuid bit to be set?
> If I want to run GNOME at work as my desktop, I need to be able to
> convince the people managing security that no setuid bits is needed. Can
> anyone tell me I don't need it anywhere?
Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe gnome-pty-helper must be
suid. Though I think that might only be necessary if you want to start shells
as login shells or create wtmp/utmp entries.
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