Commit 1da3280b authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie Committed by Philip Withnall

GDBusAuthObserver: Fix mixup between authentication and authorization

Authentication is about proving who I am; authorization is about
whether, given the knowledge of who I am, I am allowed to do something.
GDBusServer and GDBusConnection carry out authentication automatically,
but rely on the library user to carry out authorization.
Signed-off-by: Simon McVittie's avatarSimon McVittie <>
parent f5a01e0e
......@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@
* signals you are interested in. Note that new signals may be added
* in the future
* ## Controlling Authentication # {#auth-observer}
* ## Controlling Authorization # {#auth-observer}
* By default, a #GDBusServer or server-side #GDBusConnection will accept
* connections from any successfully authenticated user (but not from
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