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Re: PackageKit policy: background and plans



On Mon, 23 Nov 2009, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> > One scenario here is where the admin has made local modifications, which 
> > are then discarded by an upgrade of the policy.  It should not be 
> > possible.
> 
> Your complaint appeared to be that someone could switch from
> targeted to minimal (or similar) by simply installing the other
> package. It *does not work that way*, and it never has.
> 
> If you're saying that an upgrade to a later targeted policy might
> break the local customizations, doesn't that mean the targeted policy
> maintainer made a mistake?

Possibly (it could simply be that an updated policy is weaker for some 
reason) -- but it doesn't matter, there should be no way to change MAC 
policy without MAC privilege.


- James
-- 
James Morris
<jmorris namei org>


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