Bug 428471

Summary: virsh should use polkit-auth to prompt for PolicyKit credentials
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Daniel Berrange <berrange>
Component: libvirtAssignee: Daniel Berrange <berrange>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Daniel Berrange 2008-01-11 15:36:19 EST
Description of problem:
virsh currently relies on the user having obtained PolicyKit credentials
externally. In PolicyKit 0.7 there is a new 'polkit-auth' binary is suitable for
being run by command line tools to obtain credentials. If the command line tool
has an X session active it will use the graphical prompt, otherwise it'll do a
text terminal prompt. We should use this, rather than attempting to write
equivalent ourselves.

cf comment #2 on
http://berrange.com/personal/diary/2008/01/policykit-and-libvirt-integration_11

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Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2008-04-04 12:01:31 EDT
Fixed in libvirt-0.4.1-7.fc9