KDE su executes kdesu_stub through su or ssh. The stub is running as the target user. After some information is sent via stdin and stdout the stub executes the target program.
The information passed over are the X display, a X authentication cookie (if available), the PATH and the command to run.
Geert Jansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>Please use http://bugs.kde.org to report bugs, do not mail the author directly.
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