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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
To: Dan Armak <danarmak@g.o>
Cc: Gentoo-Dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] New local use flag for arts: artswrappersuid
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 23:18:09
Message-Id: 1053127124.11920.16.camel@nosferatu.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] New local use flag for arts: artswrappersuid by Dan Armak
On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 00:43, Dan Armak wrote:
> Hello everyone, > > I'm adding a new local use flag for kde-base/arts: artswrappersuid. It sets > artswrapper suid root, which allows artsd (kde's sound server) to run with > realtime priority and avoid skips and clicks, but it's a security hazard, so > it's off by default.
Dan, isn't this something that the admin should set for himself ? I mean, just adding a USE flag for that, even when local do sound a bit excessive .... Cheers, -- Martin Schlemmer Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer Cape Town, South Africa

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