How do I get my python program to get the root password ?
grante at visi.com
Sat Jan 24 02:32:17 CET 2009
On 2009-01-24, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to make a python program that I can run as a normal
> user that changes the permission on some device files. It
> will need to ask me for the root password and then run chown
> as root in order to do this.
> How do I accomplish this (easily) ?
The short answer is: you don't accomplish that easily.
The long answer is: you can accomplishity difficultly by using
a pty or the pexect module to execute the su or sudo command.
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