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Date:      Thu, 7 Dec 95 11:45:27 MET
To: (Stephen Hovey)
Subject:   Re: SUID bits
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In-Reply-To: <>; from "Stephen Hovey" at Dec 6, 95 3:03 pm

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> I cannot get SUID to work on files in 2.1R.  In other unixes I would 
> chmod 4755 filename.

> I do here- I see the s - but when invoked it gives permission errors as 
> though there were no suid bit set.

> Is there some other step that has to be done?

Setuid scripts are not allowed, being rather obvious security holes.
You will need to make a C (or suidperl) wrapper around them.  This
wrapper can then be suid whoever.


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