what userid do you update system sources under?

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Wed Sep 29 04:29:40 UTC 2021

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 04:46:15PM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:

>Are you referring to /usr/src? for example...
>I would do that as root.

When fetching /usr/src with git, are you doing it from system crontab
(and specifying a non-root userid), or are you doing it as root, or as
some other user/group which has its own crontab? I'm wondering if it's 
suboptimal from a system security standpoint to run git as the root 

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