How to pick up crash reports owned by system users?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Wed Jan 10 06:52:52 GMT 2007


Ian Jackson [2007-01-09 20:24 +0000]:
> This definitely seems better, but I don't understand why it involves
> ugly hardcoding of group names.  Do we not have a standard way for
> programs to tell whether the user is admin (ie, whether it's sensible
> to run gksu) ?

Not that I know of. Maybe we should?

> I thought that this would already exist and be used eg to hide
> non-functional menu entries from non-admin users.

This patch hardcodes the 'admin' group membership checking as well.

Martin Pitt
Ubuntu Developer
Debian Developer
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