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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
Subject: Re: New local use flag for arts: artswrappersuid
Date: 17 May 2003 18:50:35 +0200
On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 15:48, Grant Goodyear wrote:
> > > > 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.
> 
> If we're going to go the USE flag route, how about a generic "suid" 
> flag, then, instead of a local USE flag.  I know this issue either
> can or does occur for more than one package.

Does make sense, as adding support for one package will bring request
for the others we do not suid by default.


-- 

Martin Schlemmer
Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer
Cape Town, South Africa


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