Should the book fix file ownerships post-install?

Jeremy Henty onepoint at starurchin.org
Thu Aug 16 05:07:42 PDT 2007


While updating the book to emacs 22.1 I've noticed that some files get
installed into /usr/share/emacs/22.1 owned by the user who built
emacs.  Should I add instructions to change their ownership to root?
(I'd argue yes, because a user who owns some of those files could
trojan the system by altering them and waiting for root to run emacs,
so it's a security issue.)

Regards, 

Jeremy Henty 



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