[Pythonmac-SIG] Authentication via python?

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Tue Oct 28 22:45:28 CET 2008

Benjamin Schollnick wrote:
> Folks,
> I¹m working on some time machine scripting...  In a gist, there is a
> .Backup.log file that I want to access via readline & python....
>>From the MOSX gui, it appears some of the files require root access (eg.
> Authentication dialog pops up).  Now, I am using the applet maker to compile
> the python to a GUI stub, so I can¹t SUDO the python script...  Is there
> some method that I can use to authenticate via the python script internally?
> I¹m in the middle of a google search on this, but I am having no luck at
> refining my search phrase currently (Macintosh python authenticate)...
>      - Benjamin

Take a look at Bob Ippolito's authorization package:


Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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