Author robert.kern
Recipients belopolsky, bretthoerner, chrismiles, danchr, jcea, laca, movement, rhettinger, robert.kern, ronaldoussoren, sirg3, skip.montanaro, twleung
Date 2009-04-22.20:42:06
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Skip> Perhaps not quite on-topic for this tracker item, but it bugs me
that the
Skip> mere compilation of a D script requires root privileges.

It doesn't. "dtrace -G" and "dtrace -h" (the only "mere compilation"
that dtrace does) run without root privileges. That line you quoted was
actually probing a process and thus needed root privileges.
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