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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] document authentication with PolicyKit-1



On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 09:45:28AM +0200, Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
> > >> I solved it and thought updating the documentation for PolicyKit 1
> > >> would be
> > >> nice. Patch attached.
> > > 
> > > Is this patch still relevant against the latest sources? If so, would
> > > you mind resending it, so we can get it into 0.8.5?
> > 
> > Kind of thinking we may have fixed this already.  The PolicyKit
> > documentation has recently been updated, to reflect the new(er) way of
> > doing things with it:
> > 
> >    http://libvirt.org/auth.html#ACL_server_polkit
> >
> > and
> > 
> >    http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/SSHPolicyKitSetup
> 
> These pages together go more into detail and offer more examples than my patch 
> did. 
>  
> > Just checked Gerd's patch, and the PolicyKit-0 stuff seems useful, as
> > well as the example (which I haven't tested).
> 
> The PolicyKit-0 stuff was in there before, I just kept it and added 
> PolicyKit-1. I don't think we need the PolicyKit-0 documentation anymore, 
> everyone using current libvirt is most probably also using PolicyKit-1.

As long as the code for pk0 exists, we should keep the corresponding
documentation. I don't want to delete the code yet, because it really
hasn't been that long since it was in use

Daniel
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