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Re: [yast-devel] messing with /etc/PolicyKit/PolicyKit.conf
  • From: Martin Vidner <mvidner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 11:22:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <20090710092209.GB4954@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:03:56AM +0200, Stefan Schubert wrote:
The permissions will be set via polkit-auth. Patching PolicyKit.conf
has been a workaround only. ( Perhaps just for developping)

Yes, polkit-auth, but that is the low level tool for it. I found
ruby rest-service/dist/policyKit-rights.rb --user $USER --action grant
Where USER is set by your shell to yourself and it works for the
case where you run the rest service as yourself (the RPM runs it as

Also, at some time our scripts used to mess with PolicyKit.conf.
RPMs must not do that. Is that removed by now?

This was in former version of the rest-service ( RPM postinstall)
But the latest version does not have this PolicyKit.conf changes

Good, thanks.
Martin Vidner, YaST developer

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