About suidperl in FreeBSD

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Fri Sep 30 19:58:23 UTC 2011

>Since Perl 5.12 there is no SUIDPERL option in config.

It's not a FreeBSD change.  SUIDPERL is gone from the 5.12
perl distribution.  Using 5.10 is a temporary band-aid, but
sooner or later you'll need to rewrite your scripts not to
need suid perl programs, either by writing a small suid C
wrapper, or perhaps using sudo.


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