changing option FEATURE_SUID

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at
Fri Jan 21 00:19:02 UTC 2011

On Thursday 20 January 2011 13:46, David Collier wrote:
> I have run menuconfig, to change the FEATURE_SUID as instructed in your
> note of Tue 18th...
> However I find it shows as 3 minus signs, and nothing I can see to do in
> menuconfig alters it
> Am I missing something, or do I need to hand-edit the .config file or
> something?

Yes. You missed the part where I gave the URL to the fix:

On Tuesday 18 January 2011 13:52, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> The best practice is to switch off FEATURE_SUID. Here is its help text:
> Unfortunately, there is a bug which prevents disabling EATURE_SUID
> in many cases.
> Here is the fix:


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