Bug#781247: some applications with pkexec cannot be started from m-c-c

Vlad Orlov monsta at inbox.ru
Thu Mar 26 13:37:35 UTC 2015

Source: mate-control-center
Version: 1.8.3+dfsg1-1
Severity: normal
Tags: upstream jessie sid
Control: forwarded -1 https://github.com/mate-desktop/mate-control-center/issues/51

Applications whose .desktop files have "exec pkexec ..."
command cannot be started from m-c-c. The upstream
pull request [1] fixes the issue by setting the "do not reap
child" flag when calling the desktop item launcher.

Note that the fix will only work if the fix from [2] is applied

[1] https://github.com/mate-desktop/mate-control-center/pull/153
[2] https://bugs.debian.org/781246

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