[arch-dev-public] An introduction to gooeydo

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 30 16:17:39 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 02:06:07PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 7/30/07, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > My Fedora contact told me about consolehelper which they use now and
> > PolicyKit which they plan on moving to next release.  PolicyKit actually
> > looks pretty cool, even with desktop integration (using dbus, sorry Aaron).
> > Gnome will be moving to PolicyKit soon.  Hopefully KDE will follow.
> >
> > PolicyKit is also an fd.o project, so it's pretty mainstream.
> >
> > There aren't really any easy solutions to this.  It's a tough problem that
> > no one has solved generally.
> Sounds a bit overboard.  Seriously, Phil actually proposed a
> solution... he said "here's a script, do this", why are we looking for
> other solutions? Or is this premature optimization?

No, more worried about NIH.

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