ntdll: add a warning about running wine as root (resend)
austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 10:56:02 CST 2009
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Alexandre Julliard
<julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
> Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> writes:
>> That's not the (main) problem. The main problem is people installing
>> stuff as root when they have no reason to do so.
>> Alexandre, how would you feel about a one time warning, e.g., by
>> setting a registry key, a la wineboot when run on a new/updated
> No, a warning that will get drowned in a bunch of other fixmes is not
We could make it a popup warning, again, only on first run.
> What we should really do is properly support installing as root,
> i.e. having stuff go into a global prefix and being available to all
IMHO, that's a separate issue, but something that we should do.
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