On Sat, Apr 20, 2002 at 04:02:13PM -0600, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> >>>>> "Crist" == Crist J Clark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>     Crist> I do this a lot too on systems where it makes sense. But I'm
>     Crist> not sure I understand what you are asking to be done. Is it
>     Crist> asking too much of an administrator to do,
> There are two ways to handle this.  One is to modify the ports builds to
> conditionally create a 'bpf' group.  This requires the ports all agree
> on the group, and I don't like the idea of a port install messing with
> permissions and ownerships of things in /dev (which aren't sticky across
> reboots, anyway).  If the OS sets the access policy there cannot be any
> confusion.

OK. Now you've really lost me. What do ports have to do with this?
Which ports? None of the sniffing programs I am aware of use
set{g,u}id bits. They rely on the permissions of the user running
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