Subject: Re: glib/gtk update?
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/09/2001 13:21:00
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> 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.)

This is definitely the best idea yet -- I seem to remember CD player
applications telling me to change the mode on the CDROM device as well.
What about the other burning packages (sysutils/gcombust for example)?
We'll definitely have to show a message for them as well.