Mini-proposal for Elevated User Privileges in menu-spec

Mike Hearn mike at
Sun May 15 15:36:30 EEST 2005

On Fri, 13 May 2005 20:34:37 -0400, jayc wrote:
> If the menu-spec contained an optional field such as "RequiresRoot=yes"[1]
> then the various desktop environments could decide how to implement
> running applications with elevated privileges.

Some programs can run without root but are more capable when they have it,
so shouldn't this be "RootRequired=yes|optional"?

thanks -mike

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