[Slackbuilds-users] Moving sbopkg to /usr/sbin and require root
ricardsonwilliams at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 01:55:58 UTC 2009
I use only by root....
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 9:26 AM, alkos333 <me at alkos333.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 7:13 PM, Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com>
> > Sorry for the cross-post to sbopkg and slackbuilds.org mailing lists but
> > I want to get as much feedback as possible.
> > Currently, sbopkg can be run by root or a non-root user. Certain
> > functions or features can only be done by a root user, of course, like
> > building and installing packages. However, trying to maintain this dual
> > permission standard is becoming very problematic. More than once I have
> > considered removing the 'user-mode' from sbopkg, move sbopkg to
> > /usr/sbin, and require sbopkg be run only by the root user, like
> > pkgtool, slackpkg, and other similar tools require. Several unrelated
> > issues have brought this to the forefront again and I am now very much
> > leaning towards making this change.
> > So, the question is: how many people feel strongly about keeping the
> > ability to run sbopkg as a non-root user? Could folks adapt to using
> > sbopkg only as root?
> > Feel free to respond on the list or privately.
> > Thank you in advance for your feedback.
> root only - keep the code simple
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