Bug 604648

Summary: [RFE] add the option to Report to bugzilla when the authentication dialog asks for superuser privileges.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jóhann B. Guðmundsson <johannbg>
Component: PolicyKit-gnomeAssignee: Matthias Clasen <mclasen>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: collura, mclasen
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Description Jóhann B. Guðmundsson 2010-06-16 08:24:31 EDT
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After updating to rawhide an Authentication dialog pop up as soon as GDM started asking me to provide the root password for gnome-power-backlight-helper to be able to run, then it ask for those privileges again as soon as I had logged in ( bug 604625 ). 

Then I simply thought that hey would it be nice if I could just report this straight away and the details that come with it to bugzilla from the authenticate dialog since policykit will need to adjust the policy/rules to allow for the application to run the needed command ( in this case /usr/bin/gnome-power-backlight-helper --get-max-brightness ) with the superuser privileges just like setroubleshoot does for selinux when an alert is triggered. 

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