Re: make install: some SUID-root programs?
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On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 05:17:49PM +0200, Bernhard Voelker wrote: > Today, only write and wall seem to get SUID/SGID privileges during > "make install". What about others? mount, umount > E.g. login and su would deserve - for login(1) is it unnecessary, it's executed by getty ant it runs with root perms. - for su(1) is it necessary, fixed. Thanks ;-) > to be `chmod u+s`-ed, right? > Or is this a task of the distributions? It's definitely better if distributions somehow control all the stuff from upstreams -- blindly use result from "make install" is a bad idea. For example in rpm is special %files section for this purpose. Trust, but verify :-) Karel -- Karel Zak <kzak@xxxxxxxxxx> http://karelzak.blogspot.com -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe util-linux" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
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