Commit 13a155c5 authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie Committed by Simon McVittie

dbus-daemon(1): Be more truthful about the default policy

We don't allow sending unrequested replies, but the documentation
implied that we did.
Signed-off-by: Simon McVittie's avatarSimon McVittie <smcv@collabora.com>
Reviewed-by: Thiago Macieira's avatarThiago Macieira <thiago@kde.org>
Bug: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=92853
parent ff09f3ba
......@@ -779,9 +779,13 @@ they are analogous to a firewall in that they allow expected traffic
and prevent unexpected traffic.</para>
<para>Currently, the system bus has a default-deny policy for sending method calls
and owning bus names. Everything else, in particular reply messages, receive
checks, and signals has a default allow policy.</para>
<para>
Currently, the system bus has a default-deny policy for sending method calls
and owning bus names, and a default-allow policy for receiving messages,
sending signals, and sending a single success or error reply for each
method call that does not have the <literal>NO_REPLY</literal> flag.
Sending more than the expected number of replies is not allowed.
</para>
<para>In general, it is best to keep system services as small, targeted programs which
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