[Xfce-bugs] [Bug 9373] double fork breaks desktop files containing pkexec

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Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |jannis at xfce.org
         Resolution|---                         |FIXED

--- Comment #2 from Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> ---
Pushed to master (although sadly I forgot to put Colin's name in as the commit

commit 4742d095a21ddced8406af3a80035bd840af23c7
Author: Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org>
Date:   Sun Jul 27 16:25:57 2014 +0200

    Avoid double forking when spawning external apps (bug #9373)

    Some security conscious applications such as pkexec detect double forks
    and refuse to operate. Avoiding the double fork here is very simple.

    See https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9373
    and https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=686059

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