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Re: Lock screen does not work for root in gnome



On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 01:04:53AM +0100, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> > You'd rather it did what KDE does and not drop privs at all, running
> > arbitrary eye-candy sub-processes as root?
> 
> They can't be trusted to run as root? Can they be trusted to be run as
> any user at all?

KDE doesn't support setuid usage, nor does gtk+. Its a sensible policy anyway.


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