r7912 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/security

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Fri Jul 31 07:13:43 PDT 2009


Author: wblaszcz
Date: 2009-07-31 08:13:43 -0600 (Fri, 31 Jul 2009)
New Revision: 7912

Added:
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/policykit.xml
Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/security.xml
Log:
New package - PolicyKit-0.9

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2009-07-31 13:14:58 UTC (rev 7911)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2009-07-31 14:13:43 UTC (rev 7912)
@@ -86,6 +86,7 @@
 <!ENTITY stunnel-version              "4.21">
 <!ENTITY sudo-version                 "1.7.0">
 <!ENTITY nss-version                  "3.11.7">
+<!ENTITY policykit-version            "0.9">
 
 <!-- Chapter 5 -->
 <!ENTITY reiser-version               "3.6.21">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2009-07-31 13:14:58 UTC (rev 7911)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2009-07-31 14:13:43 UTC (rev 7912)
@@ -47,6 +47,9 @@
           <para>[gdalziel] - Added a patch to Cdrtools-2.01 to fix function
           conflicts with Glibc.</para>
         </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[wblaszcz] - Added new package. PolicyKit-0.9.</para>
+        </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>
 

Added: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/policykit.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/policykit.xml	                        (rev 0)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/policykit.xml	2009-07-31 14:13:43 UTC (rev 7912)
@@ -0,0 +1,316 @@
+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
+<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
+   "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
+  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
+  %general-entities;
+
+  <!ENTITY policykit-download-http "http://hal.freedesktop.org/releases/PolicyKit-&policykit-version;.tar.gz">
+  <!ENTITY policykit-download-ftp  " ">
+  <!ENTITY policykit-md5sum        "802fd13ae41f73d79359e5ecb0a98716">
+  <!ENTITY policykit-size          "1.2 MB">
+  <!ENTITY policykit-buildsize     "11 MB">
+  <!ENTITY policykit-time          "0.4 SBU">
+]>
+
+<sect1 id="policykit" xreflabel="PolicyKit-&policykit-version;">
+  <?dbhtml filename="policykit.html"?>
+
+  <sect1info>
+    <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
+    <date>$Date$</date>
+  </sect1info>
+
+  <title>PolicyKit-&policykit-version;</title>
+
+  <indexterm zone="policykit">
+    <primary sortas="a-PolicyKit">PolicyKit</primary>
+  </indexterm>
+
+  <sect2 role="package">
+    <title>Introduction to PolicyKit</title>
+
+    <para>The <application>PolicyKit</application> package is an
+    application-level toolkit for defining and handling the policy that allows
+    unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.</para>
+
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
+    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&policykit-download-http;"/></para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&policykit-download-ftp;"/></para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Download MD5 sum: &policykit-md5sum;</para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Download size: &policykit-size;</para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Estimated disk space required: &policykit-buildsize;</para>
+      </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>Estimated build time: &policykit-time;</para>
+      </listitem>
+    </itemizedlist>
+
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">PolicyKit Dependencies</bridgehead>
+
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
+    <para role="required"><xref linkend="glib2"/>,
+    <xref linkend="dbus-glib"/>,
+    <xref linkend="linux-pam"/>,
+    <xref linkend="intltool"/>, and
+    <xref linkend="docbook-xsl"/></para>
+
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
+    <para role="optional"><xref linkend="gtk-doc"/> and
+    <ulink url="http://blog.supportpro.com/2007/08/se-linux/">SELinux</ulink></para>
+
+    <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
+    <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/policykit"/></para>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 role="installation">
+    <title>Installation of PolicyKit</title>
+
+    <para>Install <application>PolicyKit</application> by running the following
+    commands:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>groupadd -g 26 polkit &&
+useradd -c "Policy Kit Daemon User" -d /dev/null \
+    -u 26 -g polkit -s /bin/false polkit &&
+./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
+    --libexecdir=/usr/lib/PolicyKit --localstatedir=/var \
+    --with-polkit-user=polkit --with-polkit-group=polkit &&
+make</userinput></screen>
+
+    <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
+
+    <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
+
+<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &&
+install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/PolicyKit-&policykit-version; &&
+cp -v -r doc/html /usr/share/doc/PolicyKit-&policykit-version;</userinput></screen>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 role="commands">
+    <title>Command Explanations</title>
+
+    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
+    href="../../xincludes/gtk-doc-rebuild.xml"/>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 role="configuration">
+    <title>Configuring PolicyKit</title>
+
+    <sect3 id="PolicyKit-config">
+      <title>Config Files</title>
+      <para><filename>/etc/PolicyKit/PolicyKit.conf</filename></para>
+
+      <indexterm zone="policykit PolicyKit-config">
+        <primary sortas="e-etc-PolicyKit-PolicyKit.conf">/etc/PolicyKit/PolicyKit.conf</primary>
+      </indexterm>
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
+
+      <para>See manual page PolicyKit.conf(5).</para>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+  <sect2 role="content">
+    <title>Contents</title>
+
+    <segmentedlist>
+      <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
+      <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
+      <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
+
+      <seglistitem>
+        <seg>polkit-auth, polkit-policy-file-validate,
+        polkit-config-file-validate, polkit-action, polkit-read-auth-helper,
+        polkit-grant-helper-pam, polkit-grant-helper, polkit-revoke-helper,
+        polkitd, polkit-explicit-grant-helper, polkit-set-default-helper,
+        and polkit-resolve-exe-helper</seg>
+        <seg>libpolkit.{so,a}, libpolkit-dbus.{so,a}, and libpolkit-grant.{so,a}</seg>
+        <seg>/etc/PolicyKit, /usr/lib/PolicyKit, /usr/include/PolicyKit/polkit,
+        /usr/include/PolicyKit/polkit-dbus, /usr/include/PolicyKit/polkit-grant,
+        /usr/share/PolicyKit/policy, /var/lib/misc, /var/lib/PolicyKit,
+        /var/lib/PolicyKit-public, and /usr/share/doc/PolicyKit-&policykit-version;</seg>
+      </seglistitem>
+    </segmentedlist>
+
+    <variablelist>
+      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
+      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
+      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-auth">
+        <term><command>polkit-auth</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to inspect, obtain, grant and revoke
+          <application>PolicyKit</application> authorizations.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-auth">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-auth">polkit-auth</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-policy-file-validate">
+        <term><command>polkit-policy-file-validate</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to verify that one or more
+          <application>PolicyKit</application> .policy files are valid.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-policy-file-validate">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-policy-file-validate">polkit-policy-file-validate</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-config-file-validate">
+        <term><command>polkit-config-file-validate</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to verify that a given <application>PolicyKit</application>
+          configuration file is valid.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-config-file-validate">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-config-file-validate">polkit-config-file-validate</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-action">
+        <term><command>polkit-action</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to list and modify the <application>PolicyKit</application>
+          actions that are registered on the system.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-action">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-action">polkit-action</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-read-auth-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-read-auth-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is the setgid polkituser helper for
+          <application>PolicyKit</application> to read authorizations.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-read-auth-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-read-auth-helper">polkit-read-auth-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-grant-helper-pam">
+        <term><command>polkit-grant-helper-pam</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is the setuid root pam grant helper for <application>PolicyKit</application>.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-grant-helper-pam">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-grant-helper-pam">polkit-grant-helper-pam</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-grant-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-grant-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is the setgid polkituser grant helper for <application>PolicyKit</application>.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-grant-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-grant-helper">polkit-grant-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-revoke-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-revoke-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to revoke authorizations.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-revoke-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-revoke-helper">polkit-revoke-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkitd">
+        <term><command>polkitd</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is the <application>PolicyKit</application> daemon.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkitd">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkitd">polkitd</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-explicit-grant-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-explicit-grant-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to grant authorizations.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-explicit-grant-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-explicit-grant-helper">polkit-explicit-grant-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-set-default-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-set-default-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is the setgid polkituser helper for <application>PolicyKit</application>.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-set-default-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-set-default-helper">polkit-set-default-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="polkit-resolve-exe-helper">
+        <term><command>polkit-resolve-exe-helper</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used to find the executable name for a process.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit polkit-resolve-exe-helper">
+            <primary sortas="b-polkit-resolve-exe-helper">polkit-resolve-exe-helper</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="libpolkit">
+        <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libpolkit.{so,a}</filename></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>contains the <application>PolicyKit</application> API functions.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit libpolkit">
+            <primary sortas="c-libpolkit">libpolkit.{so,a}</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="libpolkit-dbus">
+        <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libpolkit-dbus.{so,a}</filename></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>contains functions for obtaining seat, session and caller
+          information via <application>D-Bus</application> and 
+          <application>ConsoleKit</application>.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit libpolkit-dbus">
+            <primary sortas="c-libpolkit-dbus">libpolkit-dbus.{so,a}</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="libpolkit-grant">
+        <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libpolkit-grant.{so,a}</filename></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>contains functions for obtaining authorizations through authentication.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="policykit libpolkit-grant">
+            <primary sortas="c-libpolkit-grant">libpolkit-grant.{so,a}</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
+    </variablelist>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+</sect1>


Property changes on: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/policykit.xml
___________________________________________________________________
Name: svn:keywords
   + LastChangedBy Date

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/security.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/security.xml	2009-07-31 13:14:58 UTC (rev 7911)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/security.xml	2009-07-31 14:13:43 UTC (rev 7912)
@@ -55,5 +55,6 @@
   <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="stunnel.xml"/>
   <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="sudo.xml"/>
   <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="nss.xml"/>
+  <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude" href="policykit.xml"/>
 
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