This extension provides PolicyKit integration. The library provides a stable API for applications to use the authorization policies from PolicyKit.
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
tar xzf ruby-polkit1-*.tar.gz
make install (might need sudo privileges)
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