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Re: Local users get to play root?



On 11/18/2009 11:44 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> 
> Besides other issues listed, the packages being installed may be privileged
> programs that the admin doesn't want on the system, may start services or
> schedule runs at specified times by default which might considered a
> problem by the admin, the extra packages may use up too much disk space
> and cause problems.

This assumes the user is different from a admin, which is not true for a
personal desktop.  This revolves back to what the default target
audience should be.  PackageKit target audience is defined at

http://www.packagekit.org/pk-profiles.html

If it doesn't match what Fedora wants, then it should be tweaked but the
larger question should be addressed first.

Rahul


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