[ConsoleKit] Problems implementing ConsoleKit support in Xfce
halfline at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 13:01:50 PDT 2010
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> at Xfce we're aiming at supporting ConsoleKit in our next stable
> release. We've encountered a few problems with that however, so I'd be
> very happy if someone could help us out.
Generally its not the desktop environment that opens the consolekit
session, its the thing that starts the desktop environment (say gdm or
xinit scripts run from startx)
> Now I'm wondering... should we always open a new session or should we
> try to reuse the existing session? Or are there certain conditions under
> which we should not reuse existing sessions (e.g. x11-display not
> set) and others under which we should reuse (like with GDM)? Is using
> ck-launch-session a good idea or should all this be handled via D-Bus
> calls within our session manager?
I don't think you need to do anything.
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