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Re: wmShutdown & suid

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 03:30:01PM +0200, Rafal Zawadzki wrote:
> Hello. I've package wmShutdown - wmaker dock which allow halt / reboot
> computer. But it need set sudi on /sbin/shutdown to do this. What can i
> do ?

You could depend on sudo and call sudo shutdown.

(That is what i did with gshutdown in gnome, gnome2 does not seem to
have gshutdown, so i am out of luck).

That said, you still would need to have the corresponding user having
sudo privilege, and i think this need to be done by hand.


Sven Luther

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