Re: Clicking a dialog box (Re: Which task package installs gpm?)
- To: Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: "Karl M. Hegbloom" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Clicking a dialog box (Re: Which task package installs gpm?)
- From: Tommi Virtanen <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 21:10:36 +0300
- Message-id: <20000928211036.A10035@hq.yok.utu.fi>
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[Pruned the Cc: somewhat, its still huge]
On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 05:09:52PM +0000, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> I would love to hack "readline" to show a dialog box when in X mode,
> so that "sudo", "gnupg" etc. can ask for password in a dialog box (I
> don't know how I would do it). I don't know what I should be doing
> for "Yes/No" questions. Each application program probably needs to
> be addressed.
Then you might like to know about a hack I'm preparing
for sudo.. I'm creating "xudo", a wrapper for sudo
(+ an enabling patch for sudo) that uses ssh-askpass
when $DISPLAY is set.
It works for me, but needs cleanup. Haven't had time.
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