The veteran developer who developed the ROM manager app and co-developer of CLockworkmode Recovery has come up with his own Root access manager app called as the ClockworkMod superuser. A root access manager app is one which helps you to grant or deny root access to apps that require root access to perform the intended function. There were currently two apps that could manage root access namely CHAINFIRE‘s SuperSU and CHAINSDD‘s Superuser. Both of these apps function great. If you have used them you must know both perform the required task magnificently, then why is there a need for another Root manager app.
Koushik Dutta, the develop of ClockworkMod Superuser has given the following explanation in a blogpost:
Some of you are probably wondering why I’m rewriting Superuser.
* Superuser should be open source. It’s the gateway to root on your device. It must be open for independent security analysis. Obscurity (closed source) is not security.
* Superuser should be NDK buildable. No internal Android references.
* Superuser should also be AOSP buildable for those that want to embed it in their ROM. Continue reading