kdesudo in git
luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Thu Aug 20 13:01:58 BST 2015
On Thursday 20 of August 2015 11:48:25 Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 01:34:42PM +0200, Luigi Toscano wrote:
> > On Thursday 20 of August 2015 12:16:55 Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > > I've just moved kdesudo into playground
> > >
> > > playground/utils/kdesudo
> > >
> > > it has a bunch of translations from its previous home on Launchpad.
> > >
> > > Could these be imported into KDE please?
> > Do we really need it? I thought that kdesu can work with sudo if you
> > configure it (runtime configuration, even if you can change the default
> > with a compile flag).
> Alas because of the separation that kdesu has between a backend and a
> frontend it can't work with sudo's password save mechanism and it asks
> for a password every time which gets very annoying. Arguably we don't
> need it since sudo isn't used much now for GUIs most things use
> policykit but that would need some consultation to work out.
Maybe it's possible to change kdesu to expose a "please cache this" property
between backend and frontend (in a secure way). Better than keeping two
programs for exactly the same thing.
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