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Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:27:19 +0200
From: Martin Steigerwald <>
Subject: Re: Privileged File Access from Desktop Applications

Malte Kraus - 09.07.19, 15:58:
> None of the solutions actually provided the user with the accessed
> path or file operation in the polkit auth prompt. Users are
> confronted with an unspecific request for privileges that they can
> only allow or deny without knowing what exactly they are allowing.
> (This is unfortunately a common theme, e.g. on KDE the framework is
> still missing support for parameterizing polkit prompts.)

For me this looks like KDE developers address this now – at least 

[KAuth] Add support for action details in Polkit1 backend.

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