Proposing to host system-auth-agent in fdo

Thomas Leonard tal00r at
Thu Oct 14 14:52:14 EEST 2004

On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 09:30:53AM +0200, Hongli Lai wrote:
> Pat Suwalski wrote:
> >You have not shown in any of these examples why sudo is not a good 
> >solution. I can (and do) do all of these things with sudo.
> >
> >"of course this user can do this!" is *exactly* what sudo is designed for.
> Sudo cannot be easily wrapped into a graphical user interface. Is that 
> not enough reason to use a replacement, or improve sudo?
> And in case of improving sudo, it's not guaranteed that your patches 
> will get accepted. So that results into forking at worst. Etc....

That would be a good argument for never improving any piece of software.

Dr Thomas Leonard
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