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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Why do we run all commands as root in docs?
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2005 14:17:59
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Why do we run all commands as root in docs? by "Łukasz Damentko"
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. Fixed. If you find others, please file a bug and start listing them. Cheers, -- / Xavier Neys \_ Gentoo Documentation Project / French & Internationalisation Lead \ /\ -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list