Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/x11/xterm
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/01/2005 01:24:51
On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 03:54:36PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> This check field 3 to see if previously-installed xterm was 
> installed setuid.
> So this behaves different based on what is installed.
> Since this uses configure script, we can use  --enable-setuid.
> What platforms do we want this for?

Any platform without native Unix98 PTY support I guess :-) Testing would
be needed e.g. on DragonFly, which still doesn't have full grantpt
functionality, but e.g. Linux or FreeBSD with devfs or newer NetBSD with
ptmx should be save.