Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Fwd: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 1741] New: Privilege separation
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 15:52:28 -0700
Jeff Morriss wrote:
> If this is the default then the release notes for the next release 
> better have a *really big* notice about that fact.  (Imagine admins who 
> install Wireshark for their own use but have absolutely no intention of 
> letting mere mortals sniff the traffic.  We don't want them to be 
> surprised...)

This has been reversed as per LEGO's comment in Bugzilla.  Either way,
we'll need plenty of notice in the release notes and README.packaging,
since practice of running Wireshark as root will be deprecated.