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Re: Local users get to play root?



On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 17:45 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 18:08 +0100, nodata wrote:
> > Yikes! When was it decided that non-root users get to play root?
> > 
> > Ref:
> >   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=534047
> > 
> > This is horrible!
> 
> Seems fair as the default for a desktop installation.
> 
> Once we get the new user management stuff into F13 [1], we'd probably
> tighten that rule so that only admins are given the option, or all users
> but with the need to authenticate as an admin.
> 
> [1]: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UserAccountDialog

And what's wrong with the previous behavior where you were explicitly
requested (through a checkbox) whether you liked to give this privilege
to users or not ?

Simo.

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Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York


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