Local users get to play root?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Nov 18 18:17:21 UTC 2009

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?


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