Root login in rawhide and display managers

Alan Cox alan at
Wed Sep 19 13:00:08 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:49:19PM +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:
> Creating a normal user is not mandatory in anaconda (as it should be).

It should not be. In an environment using single sign on systems, ldap, NIS
or yellow pages it makes no sense.

Secondly the security argument here is simply peeing in the wind as you can
hit ctrl-alt-f1 and log in as root on a text console.


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