[aur-general] Software packaging - Security question

Felix Yan felixonmars at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 06:08:13 EST 2013

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 11:59:22 AM Nuno Araujo wrote:
> On 10. 01. 13 11:43, Felix Yan wrote:
> >> This way, all the contents created by the game will belong to the
> >> "subvein" group and will be group writable, so that anyone can use 
> >> game.
> >> 
> >> Is this a valid way of doing it? Are there any security concerns I need
> >> to take into account?
> > 
> > In a multi-user environment this would fail, so the game save 
_should_ be
> > kept under $HOME. Don't know if there's a good way to do it, though,
> > maybe someone else could help with this.
> When you say this would fail in a multi-user environment, do you refer
> to some technical issue or it's just because (and I agree with you),
> things shouldn't be this way?
I think game saves of one user should not be accessible by others, as 
most games nowadays treat it this way :)

Felix Yan
Twitter: @felixonmars
Wiki: http://felixc.at
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