The perl configure scripts asks if setuid root shell scripts are secure for
linux, and indicates that it suspects otherwise. Does anyone know if the are
secure? Perhaps sombody could explain the problems? The configure script
checks for /dev/fd, which, for linux, has something to do with fooling dull
programs to read from standard input and write to standard output when they
otherwise would refuse to do so. Is there a connection?
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