[PD] Pd-0.39.2-extended-rc4 released on ubuntu

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Jul 13 07:43:10 CEST 2007

Miller Puckette hat gesagt: // Miller Puckette wrote:

> Pd does a "seteuid(setuid())" to un-get root priveliges if run as
> setuid, after its priority gets promoted, so that it runs as the
> user who started it.  But there are apparently loopholes, as Mathieu
> has found.
> I'm trying to repeat Frank's trick with /etc/security/limits.conf, so
> far without success, but if that works it would be much preferable
> to making Pd setuid root.

Here it works for several months at least:

(~)-$ ls -l /usr/bin/pd
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 809768 May 31 19:05 /usr/bin/pd
(~)-$ /usr/bin/pd -rt
priority 8 scheduling enabled.
priority 6 scheduling enabled.

Debian with libpam-modules 0.79-4. 

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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