[arch-dev-public] consolekit dependencies?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sat Oct 13 10:45:18 EDT 2012

Am 13.10.2012 16:34, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Most (all?) of our login manager still depend on consolekit. However,
>> since consolekit support will be stripped from polkit when
>> gnome-unstable goes to testing (soon?), registering consolekit sessions
>> on login has no effect whatsoever.
>> Should we rebuild our login managers to remove the consolekit dependencies?
>> I rebuilt kdebase-workspace locally yesterday, and polkit seems to work
>> just fine. kde itself does not use consolekit, except through polkit.
> Doing this makes sense to me. However, to make things clear-cut, it
> would be best if we could entirely remove consolekit from our repos
> and put up an announcement. That way people will not be confused as to
> why things stop working if they are not using logind.
> In addition to the gnome+kde packages the relevant packages we would
> have to make sure still work without consolekit are:
> lxdm
> oblogout
> slim
> udiskie (optional)
> xfce4-session
> xorg-xdm

Agreed, we need to make this all at once. I think Andrea is starting a
TODO list.

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