ConsoleKit 0.2.4

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Thu Jan 24 06:40:18 PST 2008

On Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2008, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 5:15 AM, Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka at> wrote:
> > Btw. There is also absolute no reason to move any kind of powermanagement
> > stuff to CK. I would bet: Nobody of the powermanagement developer would
> > like to maintain/handle another (additional) tool for pm-tasks. HAL
> > should do the job, this is what all the distributions decided and do now
> > for good reasons.
> Again, somebody should show the imaginary layers that keep being mentioned
> here. These are just dbus services on the same bus.

- ConsoleKit is a framework for defining and tracking users, login
sessions, and seats. (from README)
- HAL do hardware and system abstraction

And such stuff as shutdown and clearly also powermanagement belongs into hal 
and not ConsoleKit. Why the hell mixup them?

Btw. it doesn't matter if it is the same bus. It are different services and as 
a application developer I don't want to call two different services if they 
should be in one service! With you logic I can put everything into ConsoleKit 
as e.g. mounting, killswitch handling or what ever.


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