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Re: SUID binaries in the repo



On 10/26/07, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 17:46:55 +0200
> Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
>
> > 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.
>
> If we want somebody to explicitly examine all suid instances they yes,
> we do need a guideline.
>
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Also keep in mind that not everyone runs rpmlint after each
commit/change.  Some only use it when submitting/reviewing new
packages.

stahnma


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