On Mon 06 Nov 2017 at 09:02:31 (+0000), Joe wrote:
> 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.
I'm not familiar with hairy file work (as root, that is).