Do you call kdesu from your program?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Aug 19 10:52:53 BST 2008

On Tuesday 19 August 2008 11:02:10 John Tapsell wrote:
> 2008/8/19 Thiago Macieira <thiago at>:
> > John Tapsell wrote:
> >>Hey all,
> >>  Do you call kdesu from your program?  If so, it might be worth using
> >>the new --embed <winid>  option.  This attaches the kdesu dialog to
> >>the window, so that it acts as a real dialog for the program.  This
> >>solves any focus programs, tab switching problems, etc.
> >
> > That's a nice feature, but one nitpicking: I think the name "--embed"
> > conveys the wrong impression. You're not embedding parts of kdesu, you're
> > just attaching the kdesu dialog to a master window.
> I somewhat agree.  However I felt it better to follow what the kdialog
> app does (which uses --embed).
> Choose between consistency and correctness :-)

Then correct kdialog too :-)

--embed should be reserved for actual embedding of a window

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