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Re: RFE: FireKit



Colin Walters wrote:
> Ok, how about this - gnome-user-share and vino are by default tied to
> networks, rather than global.  So instead of one global GConf key,
> they have per-network state stored either in /system/networking or
> based of some key in their own config.  When the network changes, they
> adjust.

If each service would have its own independent per-network state, then yes, 
that's better. Not as a replacement for strong authentication and access 
control, but as a complement.

> If we do ship a firewall on by default, then yes we would need a way
> for these desktop apps to poke holes programatically.

Personally I would prefer not shipping insecure services by default, so that 
no "firewall" is needed.

Björn Persson

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