On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Bill Franklin III wrote:
> on configuring perl to compile I get this message
> Some sites have disabled setuid #! scripts because of a bug in the kernel
> that prevents them from being secure. If you are on such a system, the
> setuid/setgid bits on scripts are currently useless. It is possible for
> perl(linux-36LA) to detect those bits and emulate setuid/setgid in a secure fash
> ion until a better solution is devised for the kernel problem.
> Do you want to do setuid/setgid emulation? [n]
> I think this might be a problem.. I answered no.. wrapper used setuid/setgid to run
> and a different user/group.. right? so should there be emulation?
You don't need emulation -- wrapper, rather than the script itself, runs
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