[Dev] Gumd and security-manager integration

Rafał Krypa r.krypa at samsung.com
Thu Oct 16 08:38:51 GMT 2014


On 2014-10-16 10:23, Jussi Laako wrote:
> On 15.10.2014 0:55, Stéphane Desneux wrote:
>> * the idea to use hooks to initialize user databases (migration of app
>> fw to multiuser) has already been reviewed some months ago and the
>> conclusion was already there: no hooks. Does the position of gumd
>> "inside" the security-manager changes this conclusion ? Is it worth
>> evaluating this solution again ?
>
> For example gSSO needs these hooks in order to clean up user's credential database when user is deleted. It is not located under $HOME, as user himself must NOT be able to have direct access to it.
>
> Of course we could follow layering pattern and state that gSSO would implement user management API that would call security manager API that would call gumd API in order to hook to the user removal? 

That wouldn't be slightly absurd and not needed. What should probably happen in the layering scenario, isuser management API in security-manager, calling both gumd and gSSO underneath.


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