[Wine] Setting capabilities for process running under Wine

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 09:53:05 CST 2012

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM, vitamin <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> jjmckenzie wrote:
>> You broke Wine by running it as root.  See the FAQ on how to fix.
> I'm not sure this is the case. Setcaps is not the same as setuid...
I 'read' that the user used sudo to run the program which should be
the same as running as root.  This should not be recommended...

> Was able to reproduce it here as well. This is actually a known problem: http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26256

That is good to know.


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