[Dapper Flight 2] Gnome games are setgid and don't start

Bug #27721 reported by Ben Armston on 2005-12-29
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #36266: sgid problem. Edit Remove
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-games (Ubuntu)
Medium
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

Some of the gnome-games binaries are setgid games and do not start because of
this. The error message reported is:

(gnomine:1696): Gtk-WARNING **: This process is currently running setuid or setgid.
This is not a supported use of GTK+. You must create a helper
program instead. For further details, see:

    http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html

Refusing to initialize GTK+.

The following 10 files are setgid:

-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 90212 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnometris
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 73748 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnomine
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 65140 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/same-gnome
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 88244 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/mahjongg
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 52660 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gtali
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 39796 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnotravex
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 40884 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnotski
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 70708 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/glines
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 90068 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnobots2
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 82836 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnibbles

and of them the following 5 do not start

-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 90212 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnometris
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 73748 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/gnomine
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 65140 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/same-gnome
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 88244 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/mahjongg
-r-xr-sr-x 1 games 70708 2005-12-12 22:22 /usr/games/glines

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

 Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported into
our bug tracking system, but please feel free to report any further bugs you find.

This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 36266.

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