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Re: Wheel group as polkit admins

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Wheel group as polkit admins
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 18:17:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

Hi Leo,

Leo Prikler <address@hidden> skribis:

> Thanks for the hint.  Since it's all just static text, I don't really
> need the whole Guile power of computed-file, so I've shortened it to:
> (define polkit-wheel
>   (file-union
>    "polkit-wheel"
>    `(("share/polkit-1/rules.d/wheel.rules"
>       ,(plain-file
>         "wheel.rules"
>         "polkit.addAdminRule(function(action, subject) {
>     return [\"unix-group:wheel\"];
> });
> ")))))


>> Should we make that the default, BTW?  It would seem to make sense as
>> that’s the whole point of the “wheel” group.
>> What do people think?
> I'm probably biased as the author of this service, but I think it would
> probably make sense to include it in %desktop-services.  Perhaps we
> could even add wheel.rules to polkit-service-type itself, although I'm
> somewhat conflicted on that, as one could not opt out.

Yeah, let’s make it a separate service like you did.

Could you send a patch that does that?



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