Re: gsu (Was Re: More Political Stuff)

ERDI Gergo <> wrote on 29/08/2000 (07:38) :
> On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Ali Abdin wrote:
> > You are right - if I su to root (or use sudo) and run an application it uses
> > root's theme
> Ummm, the whole point of the pipe-based su backend is that the user
> interface is NOT run as root, but instead, it just passes the input to
> su-pipe.

But it still leaves the problem that a theme could snatch the password
as it is passed to the su-pipe.

Preben Randhol - Ph.D student -
"i too once thought that when proved wrong that i lost somehow"
                               - i was hoping, alanis morisette

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