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Re: Local users get to play root?



On 11/18/2009 11:48 PM, Colin Walters wrote:

> So you raise a reasonable issue, which is how do you know when the
> defaults change, or new privileges are added?  We don't have a very
> good system for that now; ideally we would detect when new packages
> are added to @gnome-desktop that include PolicyKit policies, and use
> that as a basis for release notes type of thing.
> 
> But, bottom line, if you're administering a Fedora-derived desktop,
> you will need to get familiar with PolicyKit, and you may need to
> tweak the defaults, which are more targeted for the self-managed case.

Detailed documentation and release notes must have been done as part of
this change however. Can that be provided now, so that we can update the
release notes?

Rahul


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