[sudo-users] sudo, xauth and the manual

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Sep 24 15:11:19 EDT 2004

In message <Pine.LNX.4.33.0409241859450.26253-100000 at voronkov.cs.man.ac.uk>
	so spake Dmitri Chubarov (dchubarov):

> I see, sudo would have to wait for the child process to complete 
> to close down the session. 
> Something over the lines of 
>     pam_open_session()
>     pid = fork();
>     if (pid) wait();
>     else execlp();
>     pam_close_session();

Basically, yes.

> This can be made a separate program called, say,
> sudo_xsession so that one could write
>      sudo [options] sudo_xsession command

True, but wouldn't it be more useful as something done automatically?

 - todd

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