[rancid] Checking for root

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Fri Jun 7 15:22:21 UTC 2013

Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 09:52:50PM +0100, Alex DEKKER:
> On 2013-06-06 16:34, heasley wrote:
> >  i'd be willing to add a check that is enabled by a rancid.conf 
> > option,
> >  which i believe would be sufficient, right?
> If it's not the default, then it will catch instances where a 
> forward-thinking admin [or package maintainer] thinks to enable it; it 
> won't help noobs setting RANCID working on their own.

so, ./configure --noobpid ?

how about just adding the check to rancid.conf?  that affects everything that
reads it, the check can be customized (like adding a timer), or completely
disabled w/o an arg/etc.

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