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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Why do we run all commands as root in docs?
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2005 16:16:16 +0200
Łukasz Damentko wrote:
> Now situation looks really strange. We encourage users not to use root
> account in security docs, but all over our place, in every code
> listing, we have root prompt ("#") which suggests users to use that
> account to perform all the actions.

Most of our docs are about installing and configuring stuff so it's not really 
a surprise most prompts are #

> My idea is that we should use "$" - user prompt - whereever command can
> be or should be run as normal user.

Right.

> Example?
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/gdp/doc/doc-tipsntricks.xml:

Fixed.

If you find others, please file a bug and start listing them.

Cheers,
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/  Xavier Neys
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/  French & Internationalisation Lead
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