[SATLUG] Why have Linux permissions become so complicated?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 23:18:49 CDT 2015


Jennie Haywood wrote:
> What do you mean by 'complicated'?  Even old Unixes (althougth I think it
> should technically be Unices) had permissions... Are you actually talking
> about ACLs and Extended ACLs?

No, we are talking about things like consolekit, p11-kit, and systemd. 
All of which require dbus.

   -- Bruce




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