Looking for opinions on authorization frameworks for Pallet

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Fri Aug 7 15:23:36 PDT 2015

On 2015-8-8 07:35 , Kyle Sammons wrote:
>     MacPorts.framework still uses a privileged helper tool to do the things
>     that require root, right? Why couldn't it be run in this way?
> Uhhh, no, not as far as I know. The privileged helper is needs to be
> communicated with through the IPC library, which wouldn't be possible if
> it was launched through a shell. 

Why not? Doesn't it just use a unix socket?

- Josh

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