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+?RCS: $Id: d_su_chown.U,v 3.0 1993/08/18 12:07:40 ram Exp $
+?RCS: Copyright (c) 1991-1993, Raphael Manfredi
+?RCS: You may redistribute only under the terms of the Artistic Licence,
+?RCS: as specified in the README file that comes with the distribution.
+?RCS: You may reuse parts of this distribution only within the terms of
+?RCS: that same Artistic Licence; a copy of which may be found at the root
+?RCS: of the source tree for dist 3.0.
+?RCS: $Log: d_su_chown.U,v $
+?RCS: Revision 3.0 1993/08/18 12:07:40 ram
+?RCS: Baseline for dist 3.0 netwide release.
+?MAKE:d_su_chown: Csym Setvar
+?MAKE: -pick add $@ %<
+?S:d_su_chown (d_rootchown):
+?S: This variable conditionally defines the SU_CHOWN symbol, which
+?S: indicates to the C program that only root can chown() the owner
+?S: of a file.
+?C: This symbol, if defined, indicates that the system allows only root
+?C: can change the owner of a file with chown().
+?H:#$d_su_chown SU_CHOWN /**/
+?LINT:set d_su_chown
+: see if 'chown()' is restricted.
+: but not too hard, as it is late and I am tired. -- HMS
+echo " "
+if set setreuid val -f d_su_chown; eval $csym; $val; then
+ echo 'It looks like only root can chown() the owner of a file.' >&4
+ val="$define"
+ echo 'It looks like root or the owner can chown() a file away.' >&4
+ val="$undef"
+set d_su_chown
+eval $setvar