GNOME keyring confirmation dialogs [was: Desktop Team Meeting, 2008-09-25]

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri Sep 26 16:19:43 BST 2008


Martin Pitt [2008-09-26 17:01 +0200]:
> I stated my opinion in 
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=533493
> 
> After thinking about this problem somewhat more in-depth, I am now
> convinced that we can just disable the confirmation dialogs without
> actually sacrificing security.

Answer from Colin Walters:

   I believe this patch got in, but it's not the default so you need to pass
   --disable-acl-prompts or something like that.

Since our current desktop security model does not allow us to make any
use of this security question, we should disable it IMHO.

Any objections?

Martin
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Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
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