Bug#559030: gksu doesn't work with gdebi

prema premum at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 10:31:29 UTC 2009

Package: gksu
Version: 2.0.0-8
Severity: important

When using gksu / gksudo with gdebi, the command just  terminates without
asking for [y/N].
but it works fine with gdebi-gtk.

prem at debian[~]#gksu gdebi Desktop/debmirror_20070123_all.deb
Reading package lists: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done

Debian partial mirror script, with ftp and package pool support
 This program downloads and maintains a partial local Debian mirror.
 It can mirror any combination of architectures, distributions and
 sections. Files are transferred by ftp, http, hftp or rsync, and package
 pools are fully supported. It also does locking and updates trace files.
Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:
prem at debian[~]#

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.3
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-486
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages gksu depends on:
ii  gnome-keyring                 2.22.3-2   GNOME keyring services (daemon
ii  libatk1.0-0                   1.22.0-1   The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                         2.7-18     GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                     1.6.4-7    The Cairo 2D vector graphics
ii  libgconf2-4                   2.22.0-1   GNOME configuration database
ii  libgksu2-0                    2.0.7-1    library providing su and sudo
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.16.6-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-keyring0             2.22.3-2   GNOME keyring services library
ii  libgtk2.0-0                   2.12.11-4  The GTK+ graphical user
ii  libpango1.0-0                 1.20.5-3   Layout and rendering of
ii  libstartup-notification0      0.9-1      library for program launch
ii  sudo                          1.6.9p17-2 Provide limited super user

gksu recommends no packages.

gksu suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

With luv n cheers.,
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