icmp states I need to be running wine as root

EA Durbin ead1234 at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 21 16:17:21 CDT 2007

----------------------------------------> Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 14:05:15 -0700> From: juan.lang at gmail.com> To: ead1234 at hotmail.com> Subject: Re: icmp states I need to be running wine as root> CC: wine-devel at winehq.org>>>> I thought wine was not to be run as root, is this not correct?>> It's not the ICMP you need to look at but "SOCK_RAW". This is not supported>> for regular users, only superuser.>> So to be clear: we strongly recommend against running Wine as root.> But you sometimes need to run Wine as root in order to do certain> things on Linux, e.g. open raw sockets. The solution: don't run> applications that want to do those things, or take it up with the> Linux kernel developers.>> --Juan

I can ping in linux without being a superuser? Isn't there another way to do this than with SOCK_RAW, or having to run wine as root?
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