What is the need for receive_sender policy rules?

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Sep 15 15:34:08 UTC 2016

On quinta-feira, 15 de setembro de 2016 10:31:15 PDT Sergio Ruiz wrote:
> I have seen that even in the simplest policies (such as the one in
> org.freedesktop.timedate1) there are two rules defined for every user:
> "allow send_destination" and  "allow receive_sender". However I can't
> grasp why the second one is needed when we have these rules in
> system.conf:
> allow receive_type=3D"method_call"
> allow receive_type=3D"method_return"
> allow receive_type=3D"error"
> allow receive_type=3D"signal"

We don't have those rules in system.conf. 

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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