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RE: Package Manager Denies Permission to Install



On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 13:21 -0500, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> From: Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com>
> 
>  >I don't think you need to patch gnome-packagekit, just fixing PolicyKit
> would do it. You'll still get the nag-dialog, but that's still part of
> the design.
> 
>  > > I wish this kind of stupid arbitrary restrictions just got removed.
> 
>  >It's up to David upstream to make that call, not me.
> 
> 
> And that would be David WHO, exactly? And what is his email address?
> Because I, for one, am really tired of this sort of irritant.
> 
> It does not stop me from doing what I want to do. It just makes it more 
> difficult and time-consuming. It does not actually enhance security in 
> any meaningful way. And it disrespects me by implying that I effectively 
> do not have the brains to come in out of the rain. And it disrespects 
> every person who wrote the GUI code which you implicitly claim is insecure.
----
I presume that he means David Zeuthen (david fubar dk) which you would
find just by running 'man PolicyKit' 

Craig


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