Rex Dieter wrote:
I don't think that's a fair characterization. I assume this
is based on
not being able to run (this) gui app as root anymore? (even though you
can get similar functionality running as unprivileged user now, which is a
win both security-wise and for wayland-compatibility)
The thing is:
1. you can't and
2. it won't tell you that you can, because there is no error dialog. The
message is written to stdout, which kdesu does not forward, so the
application just completely silently does not come up, a completely
unacceptable user experience.
Please at least apply a patch like:
but I would just rip out the code block completely.