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Re: [RFC Fedora 10] kill pam_console



Jeff Spaleta (jspaleta gmail com) said: 
> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> > This is independent of PolicyKit - AFAIK, there's no GUIs for this stuff.
> 
> I thought the Authorization gui in F9 exposed the acl stuff for devices.
> 
> Following the pda example you started in the Authorizations gui tree
> aka polkit-gnome-authorizations from a terminal cmdline
> 
> org
>   ->freedestop
>     ->hal
>       ->device-access
>         ->"Directly access PDA devices"
> 
> Doesn't that directly related to the acl settings for the devices
> marked with the pda capability?

Oops, yes it does. Shame on me.

> How would I go about getting another sort of device similarly listed
> in the gui under device-access?

At a minimum, you'd need a policy file similar to 
  /usr/share/PolicyKit/policy/org.freedesktop.hal.device-access.policy
for the device class. I'm not sure if this needs specific HAL modifications
to add new classes, though. Try it and find out?

Bill


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