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Re: [PATCH - ping] Don't unlink /dev/null on darwin



On 2005-02-14, at 19:44, Paul Brook wrote:


I know running gcc as root is bad practice,

No it isn't. It's perfectly legal strategy to save yourself some administrative
ornamental hassles on the box under my desk. And this is the first and foremost reason
there even exists such a thing as a root account at all. If you think it's bad practice -
go ahead there is no need to have a root account in first place from OS design point of
view.



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