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ruby-polkit1

DESCRIPTION:

This extension provides PolicyKit integration.
The library provides a stable API for applications to use the
authorization policies from PolicyKit.

FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

  • Not reported

SYNOPSIS:

In a nutshell:

require 'polkit1'

PolKit1::polkit1_check( "org.freedesktop.policykit.read", "root")

return either :auth, :yes or :no
in all other cases (unknown DBus UID, etc.) an exception is raised

REQUIREMENTS:

  • polkit-devel

  • ruby-devel

INSTALL:

  • tar xzf ruby-polkit1-*.tar.gz

  • cd ruby-polkit1-*

  • make

  • make install (might need sudo privileges)

LICENSE:

(c) 2011 Novell Inc.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA

A full copy of the GNU license is provided in the file LICENSE.
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