[torqueusers] Why does torque require pbs_mom/pbs_server be run as root?

"Mgr. Šimon Tóth" SimonT at mail.muni.cz
Thu Jul 15 14:31:50 MDT 2010

> The question should be asked the other way around. By default, everything
> should run as user. It is only when you require a restricted resource that you
> require root.

The problem is that this is not the case.

A software should not require root privileges, but you should not be
allowed to run daemon software without root privileges.

Or any kind of long running software at all.

Mgr. Šimon Tóth

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