[PATCH] remove use of at_console in the D-Bus configuration file

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Thu Mar 27 09:48:48 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 14:46 +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 26. März 2008, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > Hey Danny,
> >
> > We should probably get this simple patch in. Am checking with you since
> > you're driving the release train for .11. The main reason for this patch
> > is that PolicyKit is used _anyway_ to control access to methods. And
> > using pam_console to do this breaks when you try to e.g. run a power
> > manager on the login screen as we're doing in Fedora 9 with g-p-m and
> > the new gdm.
> >
> > (and this is something I expect a lot of other distros will do for at
> > least GNOME 2.24 which is less than six months out.)
> >
> > OK to commit?
> Isn't there a way to change the .in file to get it also work if there is no 
> PolicyKit? I have atm no idea if someone really do this or not, but would be 
> IMO nice to get a different hal.conf if you compiled hal to use PolicyKit 
> than in the case you compiled it without PolicyKot/ConsoleKit.

I'll add a warning to configure.in to instruct people to add whatever
they need. I want to avoid, for reasons mentioned by Martin, shipping
a .conf file that uses RH-specific constructs like "at_console".


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