[Wine] Help me please...

Nghia T Ha nth1 at newpagecorp.com
Tue Feb 26 20:42:01 CST 2008

"A. Tres Finocchiaro" <tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com> 
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02/26/2008 08:36 PM

"James McKenzie" <jjmckenzie51 at sprintpcs.com>
Wine <wine-users at winehq.org>
Re: [Wine] Help me please...

Not to interrupt the ranting, but I thought I remember wine complaining
about root once.

Nonetheless, it does do some checking...

For the sudoers out there, you'll get:
wine: /home/tfino/.wine is not owned by you

Close enough if you ask me. :)


On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 8:04 PM, James McKenzie 
<jjmckenzie51 at sprintpcs.com>

> David Gerard wrote:
> > On 25/02/2008, Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Do not run wine as root
> >> Do not run wine as root
> >> Do not run wine as root
> >>
> >
> >
> > Is there any code in Wine to detect running as root and refuse to?
> > Should there be?
> >
> There is an ehancement for this.  However, you should NEVER run a user
> program as root.  Many BAD things can and do happen if you do.
> I don't expect much to happen prior to 1.0 to fix this situation.
> James

- Tres.Finocchiaro at gmail.com
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