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.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (h)
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