Adam Williamson wrote:
But that was then, and this is now. Does anything in Workstation use
pkexec? Does anything in KDE use it?
Not sure. KDE stuff SHOULD use kdesu for this purpose, if it needs to run as
root at all to begin with. But some application developer might have
preferred pkexec in the name of portability to other desktops. Of course,
the proper thing to do would be to use KAuth, or PolicyKit directly.