Subject: Re: Removing dm(1)
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 11/18/1997 10:15:43
On Tue, 18 Nov 1997, Peter Seebach wrote:
> Ahh, but that's not the primary remaining function. It *is* a security
> thing. It is desirable for at least some games that they be able to
> maintain "private" data, and/or "secure" save files; for instance, score
> lists should be secure against users mucking with them.
> The security issue is worth looking at - would it be easier to just make
> the games that need to do this setuid games, and remove dm, so that
> games that aren't playing with score lists are safer?
This is my point.
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