[fpc-devel] Linux kernel behaviour change regarding keyboard

Ales( Katona almindor at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 19:01:25 CEST 2007

Jonas Maebe  wrote / napĂ­sal(a):

Oh and btw, setuid is generaly used afaik. It's a normal thing to allow
temporary root access on normal programs in linux. Ofcourse doing it on
something like fpIDE is somewhat questionable (heh the possibilities
:D), but I don't see it as such a great risk. The more I think about it
it's pretty valid for desktop users, altough they should be asked about
it I guess.

Ofcourse if there IS a better way...
>> While I agree that it could cause some PR trouble, I don't see how this
>> is our problem. It's not like anyone blames the software makers for
>> windows security issues...
> This has nothing at all to do with "pr trouble", but with not
> installing a local rootkit with every FPC install.
> I'm just speechless, I really can't believe what I'm reading here...
> Jonas
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