[Mono-list] Aquire Root Privileges

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Jun 16 04:48:02 EDT 2011

On 16.06.2011 00:40, Enqueue wrote:
> I expected some kind of "Mono wants to access administrator
> privileges"-Popup of the keychain but nothing happened. I would still need

Did you actually read the man pages of the functions you're invoking?
Hint: they don't state that a popup will appear out of nowhere
to steal root passwords ;)

> to do some chown and chmod stuff (chown root.root, chmod +s) to allow the
> application accessing root privileges and therefore I still have the same
> problem. How do all those installers solve this problem?

See the generic "xdg-su" that uses to invoke gksu for Gnome,
kdesu for KDE, etc.


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