Commit dbde1381 authored by Ulrich Müller's avatar Ulrich Müller

configure --with-gameuser now defaults to games group.

* configure.ac (--with-gameuser): Default to 'games' group instead
of 'games' user.
* lisp/play/gamegrid.el: Update comment to reflect that the
'update-game-score' helper program is now setgid by default.
parent 19ee7875
2015-02-08 Ulrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>
* configure.ac (--with-gameuser): Default to 'games' group instead
of 'games' user.
2015-02-04 Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
* .gitattributes: Ignore blanks at EOL in texinfo.tex.
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......@@ -397,17 +397,12 @@ AC_ARG_WITH(gameuser,dnl
An argument prefixed by ':' specifies a group instead.])])
gameuser=
gamegroup=
# We don't test if we can actually chown/chgrp here, because configure
# may run without root privileges. lib-src/Makefile.in will handle
# any errors due to missing user/group gracefully.
case ${with_gameuser} in
no) ;;
"" | yes)
AC_MSG_CHECKING([whether a 'games' user exists])
if id -u games >/dev/null 2>&1; then
AC_MSG_RESULT([yes])
gameuser=games
else
AC_MSG_RESULT([no])
fi
;;
"" | yes) gamegroup=games ;;
:*) gamegroup=`echo "${with_gameuser}" | sed -e "s/://"` ;;
*) gameuser=${with_gameuser} ;;
esac
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......@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ build with 'make V=1'.
group instead of a user if its argument is prefixed by ':' (a colon).
This will cause the game score files in ${localstatedir}/games/emacs
to be owned by that group, and the helper program for updating them to
be installed setgid.
be installed setgid. The option now defaults to the 'games' group.
---
** The `grep-changelog' script (and its manual page) are no longer included.
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2015-02-08 Ulrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>
* play/gamegrid.el: Update comment to reflect that the
'update-game-score' helper program is now setgid by default.
2015-02-08 David Kastrup <dak@gnu.org>
* subr.el (apply-partially): Use lexical binding here.
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......@@ -462,22 +462,22 @@ FILE is created there."
;; `gamegrid-add-score' was supposed to be used in the past and
;; is covered here for backward-compatibility.
;;
;; 2. The helper program "update-game-score" is setuid and the
;; file FILE does already exist in a system wide shared game
;; directory. This should be the normal case on POSIX systems,
;; if the game was installed system wide. Use
;; 2. The helper program "update-game-score" is setgid or setuid
;; and the file FILE does already exist in a system wide shared
;; game directory. This should be the normal case on POSIX
;; systems, if the game was installed system wide. Use
;; "update-game-score" to add the score to the file in the
;; shared game directory.
;;
;; 3. "update-game-score" is setuid, but the file FILE does *not*
;; exist in the system wide shared game directory. Use
;; 3. "update-game-score" is setgid/setuid, but the file FILE does
;; *not* exist in the system wide shared game directory. Use
;; `gamegrid-add-score-insecure' to create--if necessary--and
;; update FILE. This is for the case that a user has installed
;; a game on her own.
;;
;; 4. "update-game-score" is not setuid. Use it to create/update
;; FILE in the user's home directory. There is presumably no
;; shared game directory.
;; 4. "update-game-score" is not setgid/setuid. Use it to
;; create/update FILE in the user's home directory. There is
;; presumably no shared game directory.
(defvar gamegrid-shared-game-dir)
......@@ -491,7 +491,7 @@ FILE is created there."
(gamegrid-add-score-insecure file score))
((and gamegrid-shared-game-dir
(file-exists-p (expand-file-name file shared-game-score-directory)))
;; Use the setuid (or setgid) "update-game-score" program
;; Use the setgid (or setuid) "update-game-score" program
;; to update a system-wide score file.
(gamegrid-add-score-with-update-game-score-1 file
(expand-file-name file shared-game-score-directory) score))
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