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Re: Mount fixed partitions by default for F7. Was: [BUG] Mounted partitions are not showing up and CD/DVD link not correct



On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 09:24:05PM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> FWIW, this is something we sorely need in a modern system + all this is
> not restricted to HAL at all; it's about having a formal way of
> classifying what a user (uid) / group (gid) / program (security context)
> is allowed to do and not to do. Think about parental controls for
> example. So as this is applicable to many other things where we today do
> broken stuff like running X11 applications as uid 0 - and that pretty
> much includes everything in the System->Administration menu. It's just
> broken by design.

I'm very much looking forward to seeing what you're currently thinking about
all this. It'd be really nice if we could replace usermode/consolehelper
with something more sane.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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