[PlanetCCRMA] On the Necessity of Being Root

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell@gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 14:18:02 2006

On 2/3/06, Brian Good <cb4cusa@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I've been lurking for a year now, but I've been too busy to do more than
> dabble.  I understand the
> argument for doing your audio work as root, but if the net is your textbook
> the inhibition about net
> surfing as root impedes study and switching  back and forth between virtual
> terminals is just too
> cumbersome so I wish this stuff could be made to run by mere mortal users.

I don't do audio work as root, I have a kernel with the patches that
make the realtime access a group. Down with root use.