200526 Piotr Karbowski wrote:
> On 26/05/2020 00.34, Philip Webb wrote:
>> I'ld rather you didn't.
> You didn't provided any rationale for that.

I thought I did (smile).

> Running X as root is anti-pattern, especially nowadays
> when so little effort is required to not have to run it as root.

I've never run X as root : it's not the UNIX way.

> You can either enable elogind

Why would anyone want to abandon the long-successful UNIX method
& adopt some complex replacement ?

> or you can enable suid if you want to preserve your status quo,
> we're talking here about defaults
> that user can change if he has a reason to do so.

Yes, this is a regular problem which is unavoidable :
what should the default be ? -- I want the default to be
what it's always been & what matches basic UNIX principles.
I can add 'suid' to 'xorg-server' in  package.use ,
but why should I have to ? -- over to you for a rationale (smile).

Perhaps others can weigh in  CAD 0,02  (choose your currency) at a time.

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