[Interest] Removing files/folders in /Applications under macOS

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Nov 29 07:14:41 CET 2019

On Thursday, 28 November 2019 12:30:05 PST Roman Wüger wrote:
> @thiago: it works with sudo when I do something like „sudo
> /Applications/MyBundle.app/Contents/MacOS/MyBundle“ but not if I try „sudo
> open /Applications/MyBundle.app“

Apparently, the "open" command doesn't pass on the increased privileges to the 
application it launches.

> Normally when I empty my trash, where an application was moved into the
> trash, then a dialog appears to enter the credentials of a privileged user.
> I thought this can also be done with Qt - call a default dialog for this
> situation.

There's no such feature, especially not in the QtCore module. You have to code 
the privilege augmentation yourself.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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