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Re: me and me as root must wastefully use separate emacses?


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: me and me as root must wastefully use separate emacses?
Date: 25 Feb 2002 04:55:24 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

>>>>> "Werner" == Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:

>> On GNU/Hurd, you can temporarily give your existing Emacs root
>> privileges so that you don't have to start another Emacs.

Werner> Hear, hear!  Do other platforms provide something similar?

Wait, I have an idea that would obsolete this "Hurd" stuff I keep
hearing mentioned: start emacs as root, then have 99% of emacs "su
my_regular_id" itself, leaving that 1% for when I want to do a quick
edit of something as root.  There, saved you another $1,000,000 in
development budget.
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