On 07/16/2012 12:44, J.R. Oldroyd wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Port x11-wm/xfce4-session currently provides a pkg-message that advises
> folk to add a .pkla file in:
>     %%LOCALBASE%%/etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d
> that adds the necessary PolicyKit permissions to add reboot/halt and
> now also suspend capabilities to the xfce4-session-logout dialog.
> It requires users to copy a sample, and edit:
>     Identity=unix-group:PUTYOURGROUPHERE
> I would like to propose that this file be installed by the port with
> the above line set to:
>     Identity=unix-group:wheel
> My intent here is to automatically enable reboot/halt/suspend capability
> in a way that doesn't open new holes.  Users in group wheel can already
> reboot/halt/suspend, so this will work as expected on systems with users
> in the wheel group.  Users in other groups can still edit the file as
> they need.
> Any problems with this?

I proposed this a while back, so I'm in favor. :)  One thing though,
since suspend/resume doesn't work for most of our users, that bit should
be an option, off by default.



    Change is hard.

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