Subject: Re: why does pkg_delete require root privileges?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Aaron J. Grier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/04/2002 23:37:44
On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 02:23:48AM +0100, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> In message <20020304162657.Z29114@goldberry.poofy.goof.com>,
> Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> >mtree performs chown and chmod operations. you can't chown if you
> >aren't root.
> You can sudo it.
but if you sudo, then you become root, and the test for rootness
succeeds and everything works as designed.
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