Re: screen question/problem.

From: Adam Lazur (
Date: 09/28/02

Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 00:27:51 -0400
From: Adam Lazur <>
To: freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG

Adam Lazur ( said:
> I maintain screen for the Debian project, and we have been shipping
> screen setgid utmp for a long time. We avoid the tty perms problem by
> having default perms on unix98 tty's that work out okay (though there is
> a bug on non-devfs systems atm).

Actually, that's incorrect. It looks like it's accomplished via the
grantpt function in glibc.

Adam Lazur, Cluster Monkey
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