[haiku-development] Re: GSoC project

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 11:51:25 +0200 CEST

Le Thu, 8 Apr 2010 11:38:17 +0200, PulkoMandy a écrit :
> > /boot/home/ could easily become the home for the root account
> > (keeping BeOS
> > compatability), and there could be settings to make it a "shared"
> > account,
> > so all files in /boot/home/Desktop/ would appear on anyone's
> > desktop,
> > regardless of account (useful for program links, the Be/feather
> > menu etc.)
> We have /boot/common for shared files. Root shouldn't even have an
> home folder, actually... only some space for topsecret hidden files.

Hmm you're distorted by Ubuntu, root does exist, I've seen him ! :P

Note root usually have /root as home in UNIX because /home is usually
on a separate partition, so he must be able to log in even if /home is
screwed up or not yet mounted... We might not need this.

> Anyway, keep in mind that multiuser support is a feature planned for
> R2, not R1, and thus is allowed to break compatibility with BeOS.



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