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Month: January 2011

sudo-trinity in Debian Squeeze

From: Mike Bird <mgb-trinity@...>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:08:54 -0800
(Moving discussion of sudo-trinity to a new thread.)

On Fri January 14 2011 10:42:59 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> The reason for the third-party sudo is simply to add /opt/kde3/bin and
> friends to the built-in RPATH variable, thus allowing Trinity applications
> to be launched via "sudo <appname>", instead of "sudo
> /opt/trinity/bin/<appname>".  That's the only change; if you don't trust
> me grab the source of the official sudo package and the modified one and
> run a diff between them. ;-)

$ diff -r sudo-1.7.4p4/ sudo-trinity-1.7.2p7/ | wc -l

Would it be possible to have kde-core-trinity depend on sudo, and to
have sudo-trinity conflict with sudo and provide sudo?

This would allow people to retain Debian's sudo if they prefer.

--Mike Bird