Bug#492493: Bug#514882: Bug#492493: lintian: please remove the su-to-root check in desktop files
On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 12:00:38AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> reassign 514882 xdg-utils
> retitle 514882 Please include new xdg-su tool based on su-to-root
> Le vendredi 10 juillet 2009 à 10:31 -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :
> > > I think it is clear that this is not going to happen. Would it be
> > > possible to clone the existing su-to-root into a, say, xdg-su for
> > > xdg-utils, or sensible-su for debianutils ?
> > sensible-utils now. I'd be fine with putting it in sensible-utils as
> > sensible-su personally, but it's up to Clint and whatever vetting
> > process Clint wants for what goes into the sensible-utils package.
> > xdg-su also sounds great to me.
> OK. I have asked Clint and he doesn’t want a new tool in sensible-utils
> for the moment, so xdg-utils looks like the best candidate currently.
> Per, would you agree to put this new script in xdg-utils? BTW I notice
> that you haven’t uploaded it for a while, are you interested in moving
> it to pkg-freedesktop, which looks like the logical place for it?
I also reported bug #535064 asking for upstream to provide a xdg-su script.
This would be much better than any Debian-only interface.
Imagine a large red swirl here.