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Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd

On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 10:57:03AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 07:32:56PM -0400, Mark Eichin wrote:
> > Umm, no?  You do *not* need root to run settrans, that's the *whole
> > point* of this discussion...
> ...which you have missed.
> You do not need to be root to run settrans (hurd) or cattach (cfs).
> You need to be "root" to install cfs, or settrans/hurd.

Since every Hurd system will have settrans (or, more relevantly, the
infrastructure for translators), and the interesting thing for a user is
installing new translators, you are comparing apples and oranges. It
isn't interesting.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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