Running Bro NOT as root under Linux


Does anyone have a clou how to run Bro as a user different than root under Linux?
Libpcap has had some buffer-overflow in the past, so it would be very
nice if we hadn't to run Bro as root.

Thanx for any help

On Linux, that's not possible without modifying the kernel. However,
if patching the kernel is an option, here's a patch:

(Note that this is an *ugly* hack...)