On Wed, 2015-11-18 at 11:53 -0800, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
I don't understand. If a user who has the right to act as root
to authorize a program to run as root on their behalf, we should grant
that request. And, once we grant it, we shouldn't be
passive-aggressive and say "sure you can run it, but no graphics for
The point is, if things in Fedora require "run this bit of GUI as root"
in order to function, we've done a poor job. That people have bad
habits already is not sufficient justification to encourage them to
To the bug in question: probably we should make it so 'sudo gedit' does
work, but I'd still strongly discourage anyone from actually doing so.