Subject: Re: $HOSTALIASES thing.
To: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 11/06/2000 16:57:45
On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 01:04:18PM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> >You also appear to be laboring under the misconception that it would
> >be advisable to use setgid to the _same group_ to protect access to
> >the extracted setuid bits of our various setuid programs; this would
> >seem to me to be rather obviously not the right idea.
> Ah - ok. In that case we will have zillions of groups to act as
> containers for the setuid portions of a program.
Have you looked at how many setuid programs we actually ship? I suspect
that the number is a lot smaller than you think it is.
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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