[Zope] Install doesn't start properly

Oleg Broytmann Oleg Broytmann <phd@phd.pp.ru>
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 20:09:55 +0400

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 11:53:08AM -0400, Behrens Matt - Grand Rapids wrote:
> > When you start Zope as root, Zope changes the UID to nobody.
> > Check if the nobody user has permissions to write to the Z2.pid
> > file.
> This behavior really needs to be changed.  Obviously nobody is better 
> than root, but it's still not the safety net everyone thinks it is (see 
> http://www.zope.org/Members/zigg/DontRunAsNobody).  Z2 needs to quit if 
> it's being run as root.

   I disagree. Let's say it "Z2 must quit with an error message and
explanation if it's being run as root and -u option omitted". Ok?

     Oleg Broytmann     http://www.zope.org/Members/phd/     phd@phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.