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Re: Fedora Feature Proposal: Yum Integration



On Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 08:32:25AM +0200, dragoran wrote:
> >Right now, it's trivially easy to make it so you can run yum with your
> >own credentials -- but it's not limited in any way. Doing this the right
> >way (perhaps with oddjob) would be a bit of work, but doing it the easy
> >but less secure way -- run as root, check for limitations -- could be
> >done with a plugin.
[...]
> thats what policykit is for...

Well, yes, that's one of several ways to accomplish the "right now, it's
trivially easy" part. But it doesn't do anything magic to solve the hard
part.

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


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