[haiku-development] Re: GSoC project

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 12:48:34 +0200

On 2010-04-08 at 11:56:18 [+0200], PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hmm you're distorted by Ubuntu, root does exist, I've seen him ! :P
> 
> I'm using Debian. But still, I'm not sure root should be treated as an
> user at all, except for handling emergency stuff... Am I missing other
> cases where you really want to login as root ?

For administrative tasks that go beyond sudo'ing some program it is quite 
handy to be able to log in as root. Besides "sudo bash" is usually allowed 
anyway.

CU, Ingo

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