[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Bricked a third time

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Tue Feb 13 18:14:22 EET 2007
Aniello Del Sorbo wrote:

> Yes, and the Application Manager (by looking at the packages flags 
> somehow) could tell if this is a system app (and thus ask the User to 
> enter somekind of passphrase) or a user app (thus installing it with no 
> hassle). Asking the User for a kind of passphrase will give Application 
> Manager root privileges and thus dpkg could be ran as root and those 
> apps would install as usual and do their (good) job.

And how is this different from the current warning about non Nokia 
application? I simply fail to see any additional security.

So you basically want another similar dialog telling you this package 
(dropbear) can really mess your system?


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