[strawman] partual support of apps for policykit for Jaunty

tacone tacone at gmx.net
Wed Nov 19 01:01:41 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 5:31 PM, (``-_-ยดยด) -- Fernando
<ubuntu at bugabundo.net> wrote:
> Sorry for the longggg subject, but it says it all:
> This is one of those next-release subjects that keeps coming. Is there any interests in discussing on the UDS and starting patching most used apps (mostly editors) so that when required they escalate privileges and ask the user (if s/he is on the sudoers/policykit group) for his/her password?

I talked some time ago (1 year) to a gedit developer and he told me
that he had a bunch of other things to accomplish things. He wasn't
countrary in line of principle.

As for ubuntu I usually received answers like "a beginner shuold not
mess with .. ".
I really hope this feature get implemented. It's so weird it's not already.


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