[pacman-dev] Ideas welcome?

Cedric Staniewski cedric at gmx.ca
Wed Jun 30 08:44:41 EDT 2010

On 30.06.2010 14:29, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 30/06/10 22:08, Cedric Staniewski wrote:
>> Dependency handling is a really useful feature, but I don't like the
>> whole sudo/su thing. How about removing explicit support for sudo/su
>> and leave it to the user to properly configure it for his needs? It
>> could look similar to this:
> There is also a couple of patches from Andres P on 2010-06-19 that
> implement a configuration option to allow the user to configure how to
> escalate privileges for package installation  (specifically patches 2/3
> and 3/3).  I think that approach is better although I have not fully
> reviewed those patches yet.
> Allan

You're right, seems I missed these. It's basically the same, but a bit
more advanced. The only thing I don't like is that you cannot set
PACMAN_AUTH from the environment.

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