root almighty

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Wed May 20 00:51:13 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 19 May 2009 20:04:51 Yogiz wrote:
> Someone correct me if I'm wrong but is that really so hard to fix? If
> one has time to play around, default login can be substituted with one
> of a restricted user. Check out what breaks, fix it, repeat. What must
> be absolutely run as root can be but I'm sure it wouldn't be that hard
> to move most of the userspace to restricted user accounts. What's the
> hard part?

The "hard" part is to do this in OpenEmbedded, in a way that allows to chose 
between all-root and all-non-root users without breaking stuff.


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