[talk] Using separate users for different programs
John C. Vernaleo
john at netpurgatory.com
Thu Mar 1 17:01:40 EST 2018
On Thu, 1 Mar 2018, Thomas Levine wrote:
> Well that would be neat.
> But I still don't understand why to use virtual machines rather than
> ordinary Unix permissions. The only purposes I see would be to run
> entirely different operating systems or maybe to set up very complex
> networking. What am I missing?
Personally, I'm with you. I think the VM solution just adds way more code
(and more code means more bugs) for questionable benefits in most cases
but clearly we are in a bit of a minority.
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