ConsoleKit 0.2.4

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at
Thu Jan 24 15:11:56 PST 2008

On Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2008, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> 2008/1/24 S.Çağlar Onur <caglar at>:
> > So if we start to implement _these actions_ in ConsoleKit and let
> > ConsoleKit decide itself _what to do or not to do_ thats clearly a design
> > violation (at least for me). And if we really need a decision maker for
> > reboot request "/sbin/halt" for console and login managers for GUI is the
> > right place to put this on based on the ConsoleKit and PolicyKit's
> > informations.
> >
> > We already have enough vodooo black magic between pm-utils and HAL, so
> > please, please, please, do not introduce another one. Let ConsoleKit act
> > like an information provider about users/sessions etc. and others to use
> > it.
> +1 from both the packager's and software developer's point of view.
> The fewer cross-deps the better and if 3+ packages have circular
> dependencies and provide each other with the same information, it's
> almost impossible to write good documentation for any part of the
> mechanism without requiring developers to know the rest of the
> infrastructure. I think PolicyKit and ConsoleKit should be something
> very easy to utilise and should solve one problem each rather than
> trying to become a one-kit-to-rule-them-all.

+1, Can't agree more.


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