code signing/secure boot sequence (Re: [OLPC-devel]
Re: wireless/libertas: miscellaneous fixes)
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Jul 14 13:29:28 EDT 2006
James Morris wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
>>Instead of downloading a package and dropping it into your filesystem
>>with files all over the place, everything runs from a single directory
>>location. You should be able to pick up an application and move it from
>>one place on the filestem and move it somewhere else and have it just work.
>>2. If you have an installed application you can just tar it up and give
>>it to someone else.
> What about packing applications & runtime environment into fs images,
> which are transparently loopback mounted when the user clicks on them?
> This seems to work well in some situations under OSX.
> - James
well, I'd like a another rule.
3. you don't have to be root to use and install an application
you can not, right now, take an rpm and install it for private use. you
have to be root. I think this is really a pain.
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