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Re: segfault in mozilla-browser-0.9.4-3 postinst

On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 09:50:26AM -0600, Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > no X program should ever be run as root.  period.
> I disagree. 

well your wrong then.

> 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
> error was.

running things as root should never even be on your list of things to
try when something is broken.  this isn't Windows NT.

Ethan Benson

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