screen

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Thu Aug 16 07:07:20 PDT 2007


I wrote:
> Also please discuss the fact that screen is a setuid binary by 
> default. Setuid root is needed only for handling the -r 
> sessionowner/[pid.tty.host] switch - not something that everyone wants 
> to use.
Note that disabling the setuid bit requires one to drop 
/|--with-socket-dir=/var/run/screen in favour of --disable-socket-dir

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov
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