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--------------
polkit 0.105
--------------

This is polkit 0.105

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to polkit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.28
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)
 ConsoleKit OR systemd

Changes since polkit 0.104:

David Zeuthen (11):
      Post-release version bump
      PolkitUnixSession: Set error if we cannot find a session for the given pid
      PolkitUnixSession: Actually return TRUE if a session exists
      PolkitAgentSession: Don't leak file descriptors
      Add pkttyagent(1) helper
      Make it possible to influence agent registration with an a{sv} parameter
      Fix type in docs
      Mention pkttyagent(1) in "Writing PolicyKit applications" chapter
      Update the docs to use 'polkit' (instead of 'PolicyKit') as the name
      Add Makefile rules for signing and publishing releases and docs
      Update NEWS for release

Ryan Lortie (1):
      Various builddir != srcdir fixes

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
April 24, 2012

--------------
PolicyKit 0.104
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.104

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.28
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)
 ConsoleKit OR systemd

Changes since PolicyKit 0.103:

 David Zeuthen (3):
      Post-release version bump to 0.104
      Detect whether systemd is available and default to use if so
      Update NEWS for release

 Matthias Clasen (1):
      Add optional systemd support

 Nikki VonHollen (2):
      Bug 43608 – Add unit tests
      Bug 43610 - Add netgroup support

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
January 3, 2012

--------------
PolicyKit 0.103
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.103

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.28
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

IMPORTANT: As of release 0.103, the default Authority backend now
defaults to allowing members of the 'wheel' group to authenticate as
an administator since this is common usage in popular Linux
distributions. Distributors can change this by patching the
50-localauthority.conf file in /etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d as
needed.

Changes since PolicyKit 0.102:

 Alan Near (1):
      Mistype in DBus object: PoliycKit1 -> PolicyKit1

 David Zeuthen (7):
      Post-release version bump to 0.103
      Add support for the org.freedesktop.policykit.imply annotation
      Add --no-debug option and use this for D-Bus activation
      Bug 41025 – Add org.freedesktop.policykit.owner annotation
      Default to AdminIdentities=unix-group:wheel for local authority
      Update NEWS for release
      Fix typo

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
December 6, 2011

--------------
PolicyKit 0.102
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.102

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.28
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.101:

 Benjamin Otte (1):
       introspection: Add --c-include to the gir files

 David Zeuthen (7):
       Post-release version bump to 0.102
       Don't show diagnostic messages intended for the administrator to the end u
       PolkitUnixProcess: Clarify that the real uid is returned, not the effectiv
       Make PolkitUnixProcess also record the uid of the process
       Use polkit_unix_process_get_uid() to get the owner of a process
       pkexec: Avoid TOCTTOU problems with parent process
       Update NEWS for release

 Evan Nemerson (1):
       Specify exported pkg-config files in GIRs

 Marc Deslauriers (1):
       Fix multi-line pam prompt handling

 Martin Pitt (3):
       Ignore .po/ for intltool
       Fix backend crash if a .policy file does not specify <message>
       Bug 38769 — pkexec: Support running X11 apps

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
August 1, 2011

--------------
PolicyKit 0.101
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.101

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.28
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.100:

 Adrian Bunk (1):
       Bug 27253 – Use GOBJECT_INTROSPECTION_CHECK from gobject-introspection

 David Zeuthen (16):
       Post-release version bump to 0.101
       Bug 30653 – No way to detect cancellation in pkexec
       Bug 27081 – pkexec fails to build on non glibc systems
       Bug 30438 – PolicyKit fails to build on AIX
       Bug 32334 – Always set polkit.retains_authorization_after_challenge
       Fix a memory leak
       Be more specific about what info we want when enumerating files
       Make pkcheck(1) report if the authentication dialog was dismissed
       pkcheck: Make it possible to list and revoke temporary authorizations
       Be a bit more careful parsing the command-line
       Bug 29712 – Use monotonic for temporary authorizations
       Allow overriding message shown in authentication dialog
       Deprecated PolkitBackendActionLookup
       Fix a couple of warnings triggered by gcc 4.6
       Build examples by default and fix compiler warnings
       Update NEWS for release

 Michael Biebl (1):
       Bug 29871 – Fix build failures with binutils-gold

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
March 3, 2011

--------------
PolicyKit 0.100
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.100

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.25.12
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.99:

David Zeuthen (12):
      Post-release version bump to 0.100
      Add missing GObject Introspection annotations
      Build gir/typelib for PolkitAgent-1.0
      Fix-up PolkitAgentSession to use GObject properties
      Improve error reporting for authentication sessions
      Add some debug info that can be shown with the env var POLKIT_DEBUG
      Fix up debug and timeouts in agent helper
      Always pass non-zero value to g_once_init_leave()
      Add a note about POLKIT_DEBUG
      Pass caller and subject pid to authentication agent
      Update NEWS for release
      Fix 'make distcheck'

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
February 21, 2011

--------------
PolicyKit 0.99
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.99

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.25.12
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.98:

 Colin Walters (3):
       Remove duplicate definitions of enumeration types
       Fix (correct) GCC warning about possibly-uninitialized variable
       Fix another GCC uninitialized variable warning

 David Zeuthen (2):
       Post-release version bump to 0.99
       Update NEWS for release

 Vincent Untz (1):
       Bug 29816 – Install polkitagentenumtypes.h

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
September 15, 2010

--------------
PolicyKit 0.98
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.98.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.25.12
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.97:

David Zeuthen (11):
      Post-release version bump to 0.98
      Require GLib 2.25.12
      Fix scanning of unix-process subjects
      Add textual authentication agent and use it in pkexec(1)
      Fix ConsoleKit interaction bug
      pkexec: add --disable-internal-agent option
      pkcheck: add --enable-internal-agent option
      Fix wording in pkexec(1) man page
      Various doc cleanups
      Fix dist-check
      Update NEWS for release

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
August 20, 2010

--------------
PolicyKit 0.97
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.97.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

The main change since the previous version is a port from eggdbus to
GLib's new D-Bus implementation. Other changes includes various bug
fixes and support for shadow authentication. Support for the
AddLockdown() and RemoveLockdown() methods has been removed. You will
need an updated version of PolicyKit-gnome to go with this release.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.25.11
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam (optional)

Changes since PolicyKit 0.96:

Andrew Psaltis (1):
      Add shadow support

Dan Rosenberg (1):
      Bug 26982 – pkexec information disclosure vulnerability

David Zeuthen (23):
      Post-release version bump to 0.97
      Port core bits to gdbus
      Port CK class to gdbus
      Port PolkitBackendInteractiveAuthority to gdbus
      Port PolkitAgent to gdbus
      Add generated docbook D-Bus API docs to git
      Nuke eggdbus usage
      Make polkitd accept --replace and gracefully handle SIGINT
      Implement polkit_temporary_authorization_new_for_gvariant()
      Remove Lock Down functionality
      Make NameOwnerChanged a private impl detail of the interactive authority
      Update README
      Merge remote branch 'origin/gdbus'
      Add a GPermission implementation
      PolkitAuthority: Implement failable initialization
      PolkitAuthority: Add g_return_if_fail() checks
      Add g_return_if_fail() to all public API entry points
      Use polkit_authority_get_sync() instead of deprecated polkit_authority_get
      PolkitBackend: Don't export unneeded convenience API
      Update GI annotations
      Don't dist org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.xml; It's dead, Jim
      Properly reference headers
      Update NEWS for release

Petr Mrázek (1):
      Bug 29051 – Configuration reload on every query

Thanks to our contributors.

David Zeuthen,
August 9, 2010

--------------
PolicyKit 0.96
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.96. This is supposed to be the last release until 1.0.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.21.4
 eggdbus-1             >= 0.6
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam

Changes since PolicyKit 0.95:

David Zeuthen (15):
      Bug 25367 — Also read local authority configuration data from /etc
      Fix logic error in pk-example-frobnicate
      Run the open_session part of the PAM stack in pkexec(1)
      Fix up last comment
      Bug 25594 – System logging
      Remove trailing whitespace from log messages
      Properly handle return value from getpwnam_r()
      Fix error message when no authentication agent is available
      Make pkexec(1) validate environment variables
      Make pkexec(1) use the syslogging facilities
      Save original cwd in pkexec(1) since it will change during the life-time
      Complain on stderr, not stdout
      Post-release version bump to 0.96
      Don't log authorization checks
      Update NEWS for release

David Zeuthen,
January 15, 2010

--------------
PolicyKit 0.95
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.95. This is supposed to be the last release until 1.0.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.21.4
 eggdbus-1             >= 0.6
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam

Changes since PolicyKit 0.94:

Alexander Sack (1):
      Bug 24566 – Properly _ref authority in singleton constructor

Andreas Sandberg (1):
      Bug 24235 – polkit-agent-helper may call pam_end with a stale pam handle

Bastien Nocera (1):
      Fix process start time when using polkit_unix_process_new_full()

David Zeuthen (20):
      Post-release version bump to 0.95
      Use correct program name when complaining about not being setuid root
      Sort by action id in pkaction(1) output
      Bug 23867 – UnixProcess vs. SystemBusName aliasing
      Implement lockdown for the Local Authority implementation
      Remove POLKIT_USER from configuration summary
      Add missing comma so we're save both LANG and LANGUAGE, not only LANGLANGUAGE
      Pass --libtool to g-ir-scanner
      Clarify comment on where to find process start-time on Linux
      Add properties with information about the currently used authority
      Clarify when AllowUserInteraction should and shouldn't be used
      Add methods AddLockdownForAction() and RemoveLockdownForAction()
      Port lockdown from pklalockdown(1) to D-Bus methods
      Drop ununsed policykit actions
      Remove TODO about symbol visibility as this has been fixed for a while
      Clarify pklocalauthority(8) man page
      Properly validate all arguments passed via D-Bus
      Add Python example
      Fix make distcheck
      Update NEWS for release

Matthias Clasen (1):
      Bug 24640 – Typos in pklocalauthority(8)

Michael Biebl (8):
      Trim the list of exported symbols
      Use _polkit_agent_marshal prefix
      Make private symbols accessible to libpolkitagent and libpolkitbackend
      Make examples optional
      Enable silent rules
      Remove POLKIT_USER option
      Don't include Polkit-1.0.gir in the dist tarball
      Bug 24176 – Current git master fails to build, GLIB_LDADD -> GLIB_LIBS

Samuel Thibault (1):
      Bug 24495 – Fails to build on platforms without PATH_MAX (like hurd)

David Zeuthen,
November 13, 2009

--------------
PolicyKit 0.94
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.94.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio    >= 2.21.4
 eggdbus-1             >= 0.5
 gobject-introspection >= 0.6.2 (optional)
 pam

Changes since PolicyKit 0.93:

 David Zeuthen (13):
       Post-release version bump to 0.94
       Require correct versions of glib and eggdbus
       Ignore .pkla files starting with dot and don't segfault on error path
       Allow unprivileged callers to check authorizations
       Don't spawn man(1) from a setuid program
       Add polkit.retains_authorization_after_challenge to authz result
       Ensure all fds except stdin/stdout/stderr are closed after exec(2)
       Be more careful when determining process start time
       Pass the right struct offset for the ::changed class signal handler
       Don't set the GError if the process doesn't exist
       Remove temporary authorization when the subject it applies to vanishes
       Generate GI gir and typelibs for libpolkit-gobject-1
       Update NEWS for release

 Joe Marcus Clarke (1):
       Bug 23093 – FreeBSD portability fixes

David Zeuthen,
August 12, 2009

--------------
PolicyKit 0.93
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.93.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio >= 2.21.4
 eggdbus-1          >= 0.5
 pam

Changes since PolicyKit 0.92:

David Zeuthen (16):
      Post-release version bump to 0.93
      GIO modules need to be prefix with lib
      Cancel an authentication if the unique name for the subject vanishes
      Plug a couple of memory leaks
      Move local authority management to a separate library
      Rip out polkit-local and refactor local authority to only use tmp authz
      Move authentication agent bits to separate authority subclass
      Also pass the identity of the subject we are checking for
      Actually make the local authority look up authorization files
      In .pkla files, use Result{Any,Inactive,Active} instead of just Result
      Rename some man pages and the daemon binary
      Add docs detailing how the Local Authority works
      Add support for querying and revoking temporary authorizations
      Fix make distcheck
      Update TODO
      Update NEWS for release

Yanko Kaneti (2):
      Use unique ids for sections to prevent them being autogenerated
      More unique ids to get the docs build fully predictable

David Zeuthen,
July 20th, 2009

--------------
PolicyKit 0.92
--------------

This is PolicyKit 0.92.

WARNING WARNING WARNING: This is a prerelease on the road to PolicyKit
1.0. Public API might change and certain parts of the code still needs
some security review. Use at your own risk.

Build requirements

 glib, gobject, gio >= 2.14
 eggdbus-1          >= 0.4
 pam

Changes since PolicyKit 0.91:

 David Zeuthen (36):
      post-release version bump to 0.92
      install gtkdoc HTML in the proper location
      Fix D-Bus policy to work with non-permissive D-Bus
      Only allow privileged apps to check authz and add ActionLookup interface
      Change the PolkitAuthorizationResult enumeration into an object
      Port examples and command-line tools to new API
      Move docs to proper location
      Add a pkexec(1) command
      Mention /usr/bin/pkexec in the configure blurb
      Fix a bug where details were not shown for normal pkexec usage
      Use an object, not a GHashTable when passing details around
      Forgot to add source for PolkitDetails
      Change the defaults for .run-frobnicate to auth_self_keep
      Require eggdbus-1 >= 0.4
      Only free hash table if it's not NULL
      Avoid returning an error if no authentication agent is available
      Clarify docs for is_challenge member of the AuthorizationResult struct
      Add pkcheck(1) command to check for authorizations
      nullbackend: Catch up with latest API changes
      Return the icon name instead of a GIcon in PolkitActionDescription
      Add pkaction(1) and nuke polkit-1(1) commands
      Update SEE ALSO sections in man pages
      Add a man page for polkit-1(8)
      First cut at some high-level docs
      Improve pkexec(1) man page by adding screenshots of authentication dialogs
      Add some more API docs
      Add a "PolicyKit Overview" section to the docs
      Consolidate all gtk-doc stuff in docs/polkit
      Expand on the D-Bus docs
      Use .../extensions instead of ../backends for loading extensions
      Minor doc fixes
      Move the doc chapters around a bit
      Change GNOME to freedesktop.org in the docs
      Fix make distcheck
      Update NEWS
      Also dist polkitd-1.xml

 Richard Hughes (2):
      fix up gtk-doc API markup for a couple of functions
      add a draft version of the porting guide -- WIP

David Zeuthen,
June 8, 2009