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authorng0 <ng0@n0.is>2019-10-23 21:58:15 +0000
committerng0 <ng0@n0.is>2019-10-23 21:58:15 +0000
commit6c009f8555997295cd99ef9e7a6909c0c9ca90b2 (patch)
tree7c8cfca49decb046627f2f28a5653adc825180d9
parent4993eac25ce2737fc45aec08f21226f523405804 (diff)
rewrite note on setuid.
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@@ -323,11 +323,13 @@ in 'contrib/services' or by running:
# sudo -u gnunet gnunet-arm -s
-Note that running the 'configure' and 'make install' steps as
-root (or with sudo) is required as some parts of the installation
-require the creation of SUID binaries. The installation will
-work if you do not run these steps as root, but some components
-may not be installed in the perfect place or with the right
+Note that you must read paragraph "Notes on setuid", which documents
+steps you have to follow after the installation, as a priviledged
+user. We require some binaries to be setuid. The most portable
+approach across all supported platforms and targets is to let this be handled
+manually.
+The installation will work if you do not run these steps as root, but some
+components may not be installed in the perfect place or with the right
permissions and thus won't work.
This will create the users and groups needed for running GNUnet