PolicyKit + KDE

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Sep 2 10:09:18 BST 2009

On Wednesday, 2009-09-02, Dario Freddi wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 September 2009 12:16:07 am Andreas Pakulat wrote:

> > So basically this means nobody except Gentoo people can build from
> > sources as installing stuff in /usr/ will break packaging systems. IMHO
> > thats not acceptable at all. PolicyKit _has_ to have a way of letting it
> > load stuff from other places, if it doesn't its simply broken and we
> > shouldn't use it at all.
> PolicyKit is not broken, it's simply that installing and validate files
> that actually set your policies for root stuff in a location editable by a
> standard user woul make it broken for real.

If that would be the case, why is it restricted to one specific priviledged 
prefix, not also allowing e.g. /usr/local

Sounds broken to me as well.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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