[Gambas-user] Any possible way to level up?
bsteers4 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 11:48:25 CEST 2022
On Fri, 3 Jun 2022 at 10:20, bb <adamnt42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2022-06-03 at 09:10 +0100, Bruce Steers wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Jun 2022 at 08:14, Bruce Steers <bsteers4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Is there ANY possible way to get a gambas program to raise it's su
> > > privilages after launch?
> > >
> > > I have a program doing some copy/move/delete commands that may or
> > > may not
> > > be in root only accessible locations.
> > >
> > > I don't want to force the app to be run as root but would be handy
> > > if it
> > > could get su privileges once run if needed.
> > >
> > ----[ http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/netiquette ]----
> Ah grasshopper,
> The sheer idea of a (any) program being able to up itself into the
> priveleged regime conflicts with the general truths imposed by the
> universe itsef.
> Only through self recognition and self denial shall thou discover the
> (p.s. I've been reading a lot of zen Bhuddism lately... What is the
> sound of one program crapping?)
aah but the universe does indeed work this way.
Many programs, for example mint update shows available updates and only
when i press "Install updates" does it ask for su elevation.
This is the way.
(ps. i've been watching the Mandalorian ;) )
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