[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#572691: Bug#572691: /sbin/mount.smbfs: samba shares can no longer be mounted by user

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Sat Mar 6 10:12:09 UTC 2010

tags 572691 wontfix

Quoting Michal Suchanek (michal.suchanek at ruk.cuni.cz):
> Package: smbfs
> Version: 2:3.4.5~dfsg-2
> Severity: normal
> File: /sbin/mount.smbfs
> *** Please type your report below this line ***\
> The NEWS.Debain.gz file mentions removing the reature but there is no suggested fix.
> Please document the change completely.

There is no such intent. Upstream discourages providing mount.cifs
setuid. So, the decision is up to the maintainer *and* we do not
really intend do show some incitation to do this by documenting the
use of dpkg-statoverride.

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