[Mailman-Users] issues with BSD/OS 4.0 and mailman 1.0b8

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Tue Mar 9 04:40:48 CET 1999

>>>>> "VK" == Vivek Khera <khera at kcilink.com> writes:

>>>>> "BAW" == Barry A Warsaw <bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us> writes:

    VK> BSD generally does a nightly scan for setuid file changes.
    VK> Setgid directories also come up on the scan when they change,
    VK> which happens a lot with mailing list archives.

    VK> I just manually un-setgid them... but I have to temporarily
    VK> setgid the root directory again when I re-install the
    VK> software.

    VK> It would be nice if configure had an option with
    VK> --no-setgid-dirs to turn off this "feature".

Would it be enough if you could just skip the chmod g+s on the
installation of all the subdirs?  I could paramaterize that step in
the Makefile, so that you could do the following:

% make DIRSETGID=: install


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