Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2019 11:30:36 -0400 From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@...rmont.com> To: Malte Kraus <malte.kraus@...e.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Privileged File Access from Desktop Applications On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 13:58:37 +0000 Malte Kraus <malte.kraus@...e.com> wrote: > With Wayland, it's no longer supported to run graphical > applications as root. Can you explain (or point to) a description of why this is a problem? (It seems like preventing people from editing administrative files as root and requiring that they use a dbus based file i/o system is likely to be a source of bugs for years to come...) Perry -- Perry E. Metzger perry@...rmont.com
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