Re: Enabling package installation for non-root users
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 09:32:04AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le lundi 27 février 2012 à 05:19 +0100, Sebastian Heinlein a écrit :
> > Am Donnerstag, den 23.02.2012, 18:46 +0200 schrieb Timo Juhani
> > Lindfors:
> > > Josselin Mouette <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > (We even have a patch to allow only a subset of packages but it is
> > > > unfortunately a bit too hackish.)
> > >
> > > Would be really nice to have some standard sets available (think
> > > "browser extensions", "command-line tools that ship no services or suid
> > > binaries"). I'd certainly let my desktop users install these without
> > > having to ask me or having to install them manually to their $HOME..
> > Do you need a whitelist or a blacklist?
> This should clearly be a whitelist. I don’t think there’s real use for a
> blacklist, it is too dangerous.
Wouldn't both be best? Let's say the whitelist contains all packages of
a certain category. The blacklist could then be used to make an
exception for a specific package within that category.
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