Onward branch

Jan Dvorak jan.dvorak at sitronicsts.com
Thu Sep 11 23:38:43 PDT 2008


On Friday 12 September 2008 02:14:33 Robert Connolly wrote:
> Some daemons still run as root, even with privilege separation, like
> fcron, dhclient, etc.

fcron has to run with full set anyway, or not?

> Installing packages as regular
> users would limit this, so I think it'd be a good idea to integrate the
> more_control_and_pkg_man.txt in the final system.

I've had two systems with package users ~2 years back. One of them being 
HLFS. You don't want to do that, believe me, you don't want it. Besides, 
if you insist on having binaries installed as non-root, you have 
historical user called bin for this.



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