sudo-gui.vim is a GUI sudo for a GUI
The original idea isn't mine, but I just couldn't get
MacVim working with
sudo-gui.vim plugin provides the
SudoWrite! command, along with a
W! shortcut, enabling a file with administrative priviliges to be written.
Depending on whether
vim is run as a GUI or terminal app, a password will be requested at the console or in a GUI dialog box.
- On OS X built-in security dialog will be used.
- On Linux polkit's
pkexecwill be invoked if available.
- As a fallback you'll be able to authenticate in the console using
If you're a
Vundle user add the following to your
Vim restart is required for Vundle versions prior to v0.5).
I know there is a
sudo.vim but I'd rather prototype before contributing...