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From Chris Martin <windo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex SDK installer privilege escallation as needed
Date Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:28:00 GMT
Will do.  I can certainly give it a go.


On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> Sounds like a good suggestions.  Please file an enhancement request in
> JIRA at issues.apache.org.  Do you have time to actually write the
> challenge and test it yourself?
>
> Thanks
> -Alex
>
> On 8/2/13 9:06 AM, "Chris Martin" <windowns@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Heyo,
> >
> >I had a thought today while working with the installer.  When I run the
> >SDK
> >installer i always get as far as installing the SDK and then realized I
> >forgot to start the installer with administrator privileges.  I need admin
> >privileges, because I install my sdks into the program files directory for
> >Flash Builder along side the other SDKs.  Once i get there I have to close
> >the installer and re-launch with admin privileges.
> >
> >Maybe we can have the installer "challenge" working with the target
> >destination, and if admin privileges are required, then prompt the user to
> >elevate their privileges.  That way for those users that do target
> >directories that require admin privileges, they will be prompted to
> >escallate their privileges right then, rather then having them start over.
> >This type of change wouldn't affect users who do not target those
> >directories.
> >
> >Chris
>
>

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