[Slackbuilds-users] qt5-webkit issues
dave at slackbuilds.org
Sun Apr 26 02:12:53 UTC 2020
On 2020-04-26 00:13,
Slackbuilds Users <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> put forth the proposition:
> i've noticed a change in qt5-webkit; any applications that use it will fail
> if run as root,
> unless you set QTWEBENGINE_DISABLE_SANDBOX=1 before running the executable
> that uses it. It may be worth a comment, or something as binaries that used
> to run as root
> will not any more without this environment variable set. it effects
> musescore 3.4.2, and possibly
> gambas and others that use it (approx 23 packages).
> regards, Tim
I'll make a note of it in README, but it's not a good idea to run GUI
applications as root, especially anything web-browserish, and most
people would have no need. Sandboxing it is for safety.
> On 25/04/2020 18:13, Dave Woodfall wrote:
> > On 2020-04-25 17:36,
> > Slackbuilds Users <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> put forth the proposition:
> > > i spotted an optional dep of qt5-webkit which is dwz
> > > this appears to de-duplicate debug symbols etc in elf files. however, as we
> > > tend to remove all
> > > extra debug stuff with strip, It doesn't appear to change the package size
> > > much.
> > > is anyone interested in a dwz as a package?. I did create one to see if it
> > > made much difference
> > > to the qt5-webkit package, and though the size was within 9bytes!, it did
> > > appear to create the package
> > > a bit quicker, so may be worth using.
> > > comments?
> > > regards, Tim
> > If you want to submit it, I'll add it to the readme as optional.
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