Fwd: libexo build issue - SVN r24304

samuel verstraete samuel.verstraete at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 23:23:14 CET 2007

kind of difficult to keep HAL non-broken with them changing their
minds for every minor release ;)

On 1/8/07, Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de> wrote:
> samuel verstraete wrote:
> > just mounting a usbstick or a sd-card results in this message:
> >
> > A security policy in place prevents this sender from sending this
> > message to this recipient, see message bus configuration file
> > (rejected message had interface "org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume"
> > member "Mount" error name "(unset)" destination
> > "org.freedesktop.Hal").
> Yes, you don't have permission to use the Volume interface on HAL, which
> basically means, HAL is not configured properly. See comment my comment
> on bug #2715 (http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2715#c6) for one
> possible way to fix that.
> I'm actually surprised to see so many people with broken HAL setups. I
> was under the impression that most Linux distros either use pam_console
> (which is in the default HAL setup) or a customized HAL setup.
> Benedikt
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