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To: Dan Armak <danarmak@g.o>
From: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@g.o>
Subject: Re: New local use flag for arts: artswrappersuid
Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 09:48:47 -0400
> > > 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.

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