Creating a non-python activity

Michael Stone michael at
Thu May 22 14:45:55 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 11:50:17AM +0530, shivaprasad javali wrote:
> Hi.
>      The app that i am trying to run must be run as super user for it to run
> properly. So i tried using su -c app_name in the shell script described in
> the link
>       Now the activity just says starting in the home ring and doesnt
> launch.

The reason why your script fails is that general activities are run with
low privilege and are not permitted to exercise the privileges of the
human operator.


for some details.

Now, what are you actually trying to accomplish?


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