cvs commit: ports/audio/arts Makefile
Jacques A. Vidrine
nectar at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 1 13:26:46 PST 2004
On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 01:16:48PM -0800, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> lofi 2004/02/07 13:16:48 PST
> FreeBSD ports repository
> Modified files:
> audio/arts Makefile=20
> Make artswrapper suid. This will enable running artsd with realtime
> priority. Bump PORTREVISION.
Could you make this an option, and default off please?
Otherwise, please explain why the benefits outweight the risks of
another set-user-ID root binary?
KDE documentation says:
``If you make artswrapper SUID root, it will likely improve the quality o=
your audio playback by reducing gaps in the music. However, it also
increases the risk that a bug in the code or a malicious user can crash
or otherwise harm your machine. In addition, on multi-user machines,
prioritizing high-quality audio may result in deteriorated performance
for the users who are trying to make =D2productive=D3 use of the machin=
Jacques Vidrine / nectar at celabo.org / jvidrine at verio.net / nectar at freebsd=
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