gksudo disable elevation persistence

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Sat Jan 16 12:36:49 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-01-16 at 23:33 +1100, Karl Auer wrote:
> I think you may be misunderstanding what's going on. The "elevation" as
> you call it does not persist

Er - of course, the elevation of the process that gksudo starts *does*
persist, as long as the process is running. But only that new process
has the higher privileges. But the process that ran gksudo does not get
elevated privileges.

Regards, K.

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