On 8/28/09, RW <rwmailli...@googlemail.com> wrote: > On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:54:19 +0300 > Giorgos Keramidas <keram...@ceid.upatras.gr> wrote: > >> On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:24:35 +0100, Jeronimo Calvo >> <jeronimocal...@googlemail.com> wrote: > >> > As far as i know, using SUID, script must runs with root >> > permissions... so i shoudnt get "Permission denied", what im doing >> > wrong?? >> >> No it must not. There are security reasons why shell scripts are not >> setuid-capable. You can find some of them in the archives of the >> mailing list, going back at least until 1997. > > I'm bit puzzled by this, previous threads have given the impression > that this is a myth, for example: > > http://email@example.com/msg185134.html > > So are scripts actually incapable of running setuid?
Dunno, but this dawns on me.. what defines a script? I've always defined a script that starts with a #! shebang. So the script can be SUID, but the interpreter/shell isn't. Is that why it doesn't work? --Tim _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"