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Re: SUID binaries in the repo



On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 09:53:24AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> 
> Can you help us draft up a new package review rule that will bring suid
> things to your attention?  I think rpmlint may point out suid files, or
> could be made to easily.  What's missing is a point of contact or a
> bugzilla keyword or blocker list we set or something.

rpmlint already points out suid files. I don't think that a specific
guideline is needed, a word of caution would be nice. We should expect
maintainers to know what they are doing when packaging suid stuff.
I personally maintain pmount which is, I hope, rightfully suid.

--
Pat


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