~kennylevinsen/seatd

8c85c46d2db93fcbb7ff1e0bbeaeb3e4dd0e71a1 — Kenny Levinsen 4 days ago 483dbf7
man/seatd-launch: Make mssage about root clearer
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

M man/seatd-launch.1.scd
M man/seatd-launch.1.scd => man/seatd-launch.1.scd +5 -5
@@ 27,11 27,11 @@ appropriately.  Once the specified command terminates, the seatd instance is
also terminated.

seatd requires root privileges to perform its tasks. This can be achieved
through SUID of seatd-launch, *sudo(8)*/*doas(1)*, or by running seatd-launch
as root. seatd-launch will drop privileges from the effective user to the real
user before running the specified command. If the real user is root, this is
simply a noop - only run directly as root if you intend for the specified
command to run as root as well.
through SUID of seatd-launch or by running seatd-launch as root. seatd-launch
will drop privileges from the effective user to the real user before running
the specified command. If the real user is root, this is simply a noop. You
should only run seatd-launch as root if you intend for the specified command to
run as root as well.

seatd-launch serves a similar purpose to the libseat "builtin" backend, but is
superior to it for two reasons: