[packagekit] Debconf and PackageKit Was Re: Packagekit and Ubuntu

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 11:09:08 PST 2010

On 12 February 2010 17:02, James Westby <jw+debian at jameswestby.net> wrote:
>  * setHints() must only be allowed to be called by the owner of the
>    transaction.

It should already be that way.

>  * The client-side process only allows messages from root-owned
>    processes.

We can set that a rule in the config file.

>  * The documentation for setHints() states "The following parameter
>    values are understood: [...]" so we should ensure that it doesn't
>    reject others. It would be simple to add another for our use though.

Yup, as long as we document it.

> Colin, Richard, does that sound ok to you?

Sounds like a plan. Thanks guys.


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