kdesu default super-user-command

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Thu Nov 22 18:08:16 GMT 2007

On Thursday 22 November 2007, John Tapsell wrote:
> > Why does that need to be done at compile time ?
> > Wouldn't reading that from a config file be good enough ?
> It would be another point of failure for a program that needs to be
> kept small and secure.  

OTOH then if somebody reports kdesu isn't working you have to find out whether 
su or sudo is compiled in, which also doesn't make things easier.

> I don't really see the advantage.  Users don't
> really change such things.

Yes, distros should do that, in both cases.


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