[packagekit] DBUS configuration
glatzor at ubuntu.com
Fri Feb 29 15:16:49 PST 2008
Am Freitag, den 29.02.2008, 15:40 +0100 schrieb Richard Hughes:
> On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 10:01 +0100, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > Since in Debian/Ubuntu I would use separate users for the daemon and
> > the backend and don't want to ship a patch, I introduced a new
> > configure option --with-backend-user, which defaults to the daemon
> > user. See 8a7a56deae9b9684f3c79dee7f58214e354c9ca8
> Why do you want them to run as separate users?
No software is completely secure and this also applies to packagekitd.
So from a security point of view you would ask the wrong question. You
should ask yourself, why do you need to run anything as root. And I
don't see any reasons here.
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