ksecretservice (Re: [Kde-cvs-announce] KDE SC 4.8 Soft Feature Freeze)

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at kde.org
Mon Oct 31 15:40:02 UTC 2011

On Monday, October 31, 2011 10:21:44 you wrote:
> On 10/31/2011 10:10 AM, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Monday, October 31, 2011 14:15:40 David Faure wrote:
> I was going to write back with some of the points that Aaron made, but,
> he made them. :-)
> From a security at kde.org perspective we've had some complaints over the
> past couple of years about KWallet's architecture. Speaking with that
> hat on, it'd be really nice for KWallet to transition to KSS before
> [whenever Frameworks 5 comes out], and to maintain API compatibility
> having them as pluggable backends seems like it should work.

this would only help improve things if kdecore was split out. so for the KDE 
4.x series this does very little to help us. for frameworks 5 it could be the 
way to go, however.

> "qRegisterMetaType<SecretStruct>();
> I'd like to echo that (personally, not with my security@ hat on). It
> also doesn't affect just QVariants, but AFAIK signals and slots too. If

i took this to k-c-d.. and then decided "what the hell" and found some time 
and fixed it ..

Aaron J. Seigo
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