Bug 69980 - Misleading RegisterAuthenticationAgent documentation
Summary: Misleading RegisterAuthenticationAgent documentation
Alias: None
Product: PolicyKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: daemon (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium minor
Assignee: David Zeuthen (not reading bugmail)
QA Contact: David Zeuthen (not reading bugmail)
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-09-30 19:26 UTC by Miloslav Trmac
Modified: 2018-08-20 21:36 UTC (History)
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Description Miloslav Trmac 2013-09-30 19:26:59 UTC
In data/org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Authority.xml, RegisterAuthenticationAgent documentation includes

> <para>Note that current versions of PolicyKit will only work if @session_id is set to the empty string. In the future it might work for non-empty strings if the caller is sufficiently privileged.</para>

This is from an earlier version of the API, session_id was removed in

> commit 36fc7a6d358c1d373c181191da6265a538a71dae
> Author: David Zeuthen <davidz@redhat.com>
> Date:   Mon Jul 20 18:49:25 2009 -0400
>     Add support for querying and revoking temporary authorizations
>     Also change how authentication agents are registered (take a Subject
>     instead of the session-id) and add convenience functions to
>     asynchronously construct a PolkitUnixSession object given a process id
>     (by querying ConsoleKit).

Probably should remove the Note paragraph as well.
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