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

On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 09:21:56PM -0400, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> Mike Fedyk writes:
> > On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 03:04:42PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> >> running things as root should never even be on your list of things to
> >> try when something is broken.  this isn't Windows NT.
> >
> > I agree with Ethan here.
> >
> > The most you should do is run the program as the user who owns the files.
> > If that is root, then chown it to some other user.
> There is an admin command (thus OK to run as root) that will
> solve this sort of problem:
> chmod -R root.root / ; chmod -R 6777 /
> Then just log in as a regular user.

You also are running it as SUID root and SGID, so there's NO FUCKING
DIFFERENCE than logging in as root!!!

I hope someone doesn't read the archives and take the above command
to heart.

I also hope you were kidding, for your own good.


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