Linux SUID

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Apr 25 17:30:30 CEST 2003


    >> There one can turn on the SUID-exec permission bit which
    >> is honoured by Perl.
    ...
    >> Is there something similar in Python?

    Gerhard> Short answer: No.

    Gerhard> There's a demo suid wrapper in the source distribution ...

I think the Mailman distribution has/does something similar, using a
compiled C program to do the suid bit.  If my recollection is correct it's
likely to be better tested than the demo wrapper in the Python distribution.

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