Re: segfault in mozilla-browser-0.9.4-3 postinst
"Ethan Benson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 07:36:50PM -0600, Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > "Ethan Benson" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > Ok. I lied, galeon only works for root. If I try to run it as a
> > >
> > > you should not even be trying that, ever.
> > Advice is good, reasons are even better. Why shouldn't I run it as root?
> no X program should ever be run as root. period.
When I first tried the new build of galeon, I mistakenly ran one of my
old builds, and reported success. When I realized the error, and
discovered the new build wouldn't run, I ran galeon as root to test
whether there was a permissions issue.
So, I didn't intend to use it as a web browser, merely to test what my
> root is for system administration ONLY not for random web browsing and
> daily use. you should be root as little as possible.
This is useful advice, and I agree. If you had indicated this in your
first email, we could have avoided the entire discussion.