Why no gksudo/gksu package - FOLLOWUP

Todd Zullinger tmz at pobox.com
Thu Dec 7 20:34:24 UTC 2006


William Case wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-12-07 at 13:37 -0500, William Case wrote:
>> Ok Todd, your on.

I've got half of gksu (libgksu) built for FC6 already and gksu is
winding it's way through the build process as I type.

I'm not always patient enough to wait for the starting gun. :-)

>>> I'm not any sort of expert on using zenity and don't want to make
>>> you rehash stuff that's been hashed over on the list already, but
>>> if you have a pointer to those threads I'd be curious to try and
>>> see if it could be made to work.  It would be reinventing the
>>> wheel somewhat though, as this is precisely what gksu is intended
>>> to do.
>> 
> zenity should need no experise -- it is so simple.

You underestimate my ability to miss the basic things.

> I didn't state clearly:  "Yes, let's build a gksu and a gksudo
> package for Fedora Extras."

Cool.  I will post some packages when I get them built and then we can
pick through the process piece by piece if you like.  Perhaps that's
best done in private mail to avoid cluttering up the list.

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