Re: [Off Topic] how to fix Mandrake's coredump prob.

From: Juliano Ravasi Ferraz (
Date: 03/08/00

Hi George.

> _Please_ do not tell me you are running the MUD as root...

May be interesting to add this to main() function of CircleMUD:

if (!getuid()) {
  fprintf(stderr, "Please, *DO*NOT* run CircleMUD as root! Someone may
get hurt!\r\n");

This will encourage newbie coders to learn more about the OS before
running CircleMUD.
This idea may be enhanced by adding a touch(KILLSCRIPT_FILE), and an
entry to the running.doc file explaining this.

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