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Re: Getting lock during commit stalls cvs ci

From: Harry Putnam
Subject: Re: Getting lock during commit stalls cvs ci
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 12:44:35 -0600
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Jim Hyslop <address@hidden> writes:

>> How is that true with a single user home machine?
> Security 101: Viruses, Trojan horses, Sony DRM rootkits and so on. The
> effects of many of these malware are severely curtailed if you are not
> running as root.

That all sound pretty far fetched... first off, if all that stuff is
running or installed, someone has root already.  It won't matter what
I run as.

Not to be argumentative but I still don't see the big deal.  If my
machine is rooted I'm already sunk.

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