root on ports

Simon Perreault nomis80 at videotron.ca
Wed Feb 14 16:50:54 PST 2001


On Tuesday 13 February 2001 20:16, Bryan Dumm wrote:
> and if alfs ran as say user nobody then how
> would elements like <make_install> work?

In fact, suing to root only for <make_install> (and other) tags would make it 
a bit more secure and less risky. After all, only tags that can possibly 
write to disk need root access.

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