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Re: Changes in update-game-score.c

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Changes in update-game-score.c
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:30:36 -0500
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Glenn Morris wrote:

> The only reason this program exists (AFAIK) is so it can be setuid, so
> that there can be a shared game score file owned by a "games" user.

BTW, in Debian testing and RHEL6 the default rpm/dpkg installed
update-game-score isn't setuid, so AFAICS this makes it pointless on
those platforms.

(Although on RHEL6 things games like same-gnome, mahjongg are setgid
games and have global score files.)

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