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Re: font policy changes

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 08:50:57 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:
> > It will always fail, because the user running the script (root) won't
> > normally have access to the X server.
> See, I thought that too, and then I tried it and it seemed to work fine.
> Maybe my test was wrong?
Maybe HOME was still set to the user's home dir?  If XAUTHORITY isn't
set Xlib looks in $HOME/.Xauthority, so that may work depending how you
get root.


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