Elevated Process

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Thu Oct 7 15:29:11 EDT 2010

  For completeness, I'll throw in this option - not exactly what you are asking 
for but it could work too:

       put "do shell script" && q(tShellCommand) && "with administrator 
privileges" into tASCommand
       do tASCommand as AppleScript

This approach puts up a system password dialog.


On 10/7/10 7:09 AM, Generic Email wrote:
> I am on OS X, and I want to click a button, and have that button run a sudo command.
> but it needs to prompt for a password.
> Is there a way from LC to use the standard OS X elevated process dialogs?
> Thanks!

Phil Davis

PDS Labs
Professional Software Development

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