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Re: bittorrent in core? what frontend?



On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 07:41 -0500, Sean wrote:

> 
> Well it can be handed off to a "root" process via dbus which imposes all
> the necessary security.   We don't want to make this an install time
> option, especially for peer services like BT.   You don't want a static
> firewall rule for a process that is only running occasionally.   No, what
> you want is  an appropriate firewall rule set only for the time that BT is
> actually running.   Anything else is a security risk in itself.

Oh I see what you are saying.
When trusted application foo is being run by user in trusted group bar
(or open for any user) - the firewall will open ports xxxx to yyyy
should foo request they be opened - for the duration that foo is
running.

That would be slick.


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