Subject: Re: glib/gtk update?
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/09/2001 11:09:20
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Matthias Drochner wrote:

> The new gtk-1.2.9 explicitely refuses to run in SUID programs.
> While it is probably not a good idea to run X apps as SUID
> anyway, there is at least one popular program (xcdroast)
> which partly depends on it.

f) Tell the user to change the permissions on the raw cdrom device
nodes. (Assuming that that works, it's no more than you have to do to
get a ripper to run as non-root.)