Web lists-archives.com

Re: Rsync

On Sun, 5 Nov 2017 19:16:30 -0600
David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> As for MC, it's in the population of programs that I would never run
> as root, along with X, Emacs, …Office, browsers, media players (does
> that cover it?). Root does not need Swiss Army knives slashing about.

Isn't that odd? I almost never run mc as anything other than root. I
normally use Nautilus or Thunar for file work, but if it's anything
a bit hairy, I fire up a sudo mc terminal.

It's Zen, or something, I see the old Norton Commander window and it
takes me back to the days when hard drives were measured in tens of
megabytes, and the computer cost as much as a car. 'For God's sake, be
careful, lad, this thing is live!'