[arch-dev-public] An introduction to gooeydo

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 15:06:07 EDT 2007

On 7/30/07, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> My Fedora contact told me about consolehelper which they use now and
> PolicyKit which they plan on moving to next release.  PolicyKit actually
> looks pretty cool, even with desktop integration (using dbus, sorry Aaron).
> Gnome will be moving to PolicyKit soon.  Hopefully KDE will follow.
> PolicyKit is also an fd.o project, so it's pretty mainstream.
> There aren't really any easy solutions to this.  It's a tough problem that
> no one has solved generally.

Sounds a bit overboard.  Seriously, Phil actually proposed a
solution... he said "here's a script, do this", why are we looking for
other solutions? Or is this premature optimization?

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