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Re: Bug#649385: policykit-1: pkexec can not open display for GUI programs

Le dimanche 20 novembre 2011 à 19:30 +0100, Luca Capello a écrit : 
> > polkit authorizations are either one-time or valid for the life time of
> > the session.
> Again, this is different than with gksudo (even for desktop/menu files),
> which is why I reported the three bugs considering what you wrote in the
> end at:
>   <http://lists.debian.org/4EB2E161.2000209%40debian.org>
> FWIW, this has been reported as #649386.

Not being sudo is not a bug. Will you report bugs against sudo for not
having all PolicyKit features?

> > The interface we decided on was to use group sudo for this purpose.
> There is a difference here: with group sudo, you are granting more
> access than the ones you get parsing /etc/sudoers* (read below).
> FWIW, this has been reported as #649387.

Not parsing the sudo configuration file for a program which is not sudo
is not a bug.

> It is not about what I do or do not want, sudo != administrator, as
> explained in /usr/share/doc/base-passwd/users-and-groups.txt.gz (but see
> also #600700 for the current real situation):
>   sudo
>     Members of this group do not need to type their password when using sudo.
>     See /usr/share/doc/sudo/OPTIONS.

Obviously this documentation is incorrect and needs fixing. Could you
file a bug about this?

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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