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Re: Setuid handling?

From: Josselin Poiret
Subject: Re: Setuid handling?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 14:25:42 +0200


Felix Lechner via "Development of GNU Guix and the GNU System
distribution." <> writes:

> Hi,
> After reconfiguring today (see below) I can no longer invoke a
> familiar set of setuid executables:
>     $ su -
>     su: Not setuid and you are not root, expect this to fail
>     root's password:
>     $ mailq
>     mailq: need root privileges
> Has the handling for such executables changed?

What is `command -v su`, and `ls /run/setuid-programs/`?  Have you
rebooted since reconfiguring?

Josselin Poiret

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