Looking for opinions on authorization frameworks for Pallet

Kyle Sammons goodkingkyle at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 12:15:28 PDT 2015

Hey Joshua,

Sorry to get back to you late, I was with family this weekend.

Anyhow, from how I understand it, the application must be started
internally in-order to get the IPC setup correctly. However, I'm not
terribly well versed in the internals of the IPC framework, so I can't be
100% sure about that.


On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Joshua Root <jmr at macports.org> wrote:

> 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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