Wine on OLPC
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Apr 11 19:45:20 CDT 2008
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James Hawkins wrote:
| 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.
Then how about a patch that specifically prevents users from running wine
as root over a profile that is not owned by root? I am trying to run wine
as a non-root user over a profile owned by another non-root user that has
been chmod'ed appropriately.
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