[arch-dev-public] worth adding a "man-db" group + setuid for page caching?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Sep 11 08:05:37 EDT 2009

Andreas Radke wrote:
> Please have a look at the man page caching feature request:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/13694
> Do we want to add it? I don't know how much the speed gain could be on
> slow systems. All my systems are very fast even with complex and long
> pages.
> Opinions?

This comment from the developer makes it a no from me:
"This isn't the default because it does open some possible security 
risks (even though I'm very careful to try to avoid them)"


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