Wine on OLPC
truiken at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 18:22:02 CDT 2008
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz
<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
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> James Hawkins wrote:
> | On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz
> |> Would you consider patches to exchange the uid check for a rwx access
> | No, that check was added to keep users from running Wine as root.
> Then why not prevent users from running Wine as root? This does not
> prevent that.
It prevents this case:
$ sudo wine app.exe
and we've already decided that we're not going to outright prevent
users from running wine as root. There are certain circumstances
where it's required.
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