why devicekit-power does not support reboot/shutdown

Jedy Wang Jedy.Wang at Sun.COM
Wed Sep 9 00:36:34 PDT 2009

Hi all,

Thanks for your answers!

On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 08:33 +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 5:33 AM, Jedy Wang<Jedy.Wang at sun.com> wrote:
> > Hi developers of devciekit-power,
> >
> > I wonder why reboot/shutdown is not supported in devicekit-power.
> > According to my understanding, they are related to power management. Is
> > this because they are already implemented in ConsoleKit?
> It's likely because shutting down a machine requires being sure no
> data will be lost and that in turn requires enumerating other users
> being logged in at the moment.

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