[packagekit] DBUS configuration

Robin Norwood rnorwood at redhat.com
Tue Feb 26 10:39:02 PST 2008

On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 19:09:03 +0100
Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 12:44 -0500, Robin Norwood wrote:
> > Does anyone use the PACKAGEKIT_USER business?  It evaluates to
> > 'root' by default, so doesn't really have any effect unless it is
> > set, aside from a slight performance penalty.  We should probably
> > remove it from the shipping configs unless it really is for
> > something.  I didn't want to just make the change for fear of
> > breaking anyone's setup.
> Well, it basically just was there for debian, IIRC they don't like
> running things as root. Maybe we can just ensure that
> @PACKAGEKIT_USER@ is root by default, and cut out the explicit line.
> That might be best.

Yeah, I like that plan.  We'll see what the debian guys say, though.


Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

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