Guillermo Pereyra Irujo gpirujo at
Sun Jul 15 12:58:25 PDT 2001

> >  > I've not been using much suid stuff but as far as I remember this is ok,
> >  > 'cause I don't want to suid-root the rm binary, that's not secure ;-)
> >  > Does Someone have a hint why it doesn't work?
> >
> >  Setuid shell scripts are not supported, period.  Try making the following
> >  script setuid and running it, if you're not convinced:
> >
> >  #!/bin/sh
> >  /usr/bin/id
> >
>  :-((
> And as I tried perl scripts aren't either...
> Hell, I want to set up a script that dials pppd so that I don't need to log in
> as root to get on the net. There must be a way... I don't understand, 'cause
> Guido Socher from Linux Focus wrote that perl script to set up a connection and
> it needs to be chowned 6755 and owned by root.
> This thing used to work...

Does chmoding 4755 /usr/sbin/pppd what you need?

Guillermo Pereyra Irujo
Mar del Plata, Argentina

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