> VLC is not supposed to be run as root.

none of your business tho

@CobaltVelvet i wish i never had to recompile anything again and i could just do this every time

@jk @CobaltVelvet Fun fact: this is actually a commercial feature provided by Red Hat, Canonical, and others.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kpatch
ubuntu.com/livepatch

@jk @CobaltVelvet you mostly can. I did that with a disk image once, to change the microSD card ID that the kernel was checking for, and it worked great

@CobaltVelvet
This is grosser than when I make symlinks to .so to fix version checks

@CobaltVelvet this is the result of billions of years of evolution
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