Xfce 4.6 Beta 2 on FreeBSD

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at ans-netz.de
Thu Nov 20 11:36:27 CET 2008

Brian J. Tarricone writes: 

> On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 20:31:10 +0100 Oliver Lehmann wrote: 
>> Brian J. Tarricone wrote: 
>> > > - reboot and/or shutdown does not work, instead of the expected
>> > > result, xfce4 is just closing and prior to finishing the closing,
>> > > an empty messaging box is shown w/o a windowmanager frame,
>> > > showing a red stop-sign with no text and just an OK button.
>> > 
>> > Weird, please file a bug for this against xfce4-session.  I'm
>> > mainly interested in the issue with the useless error message.  I
>> > consider the sudo helper unmaintained and I don't really care to
>> > improve it.  (Yes, I know, not every OS out there has HAL, but I
>> > don't have the time or inclination to maintain the sudo helper.
>> > That doesn't mean I won't accept patches for it, though.) 
>> maybe the logoff dialog is not using the helper at all - FreeBSD has
>> HAL support and it is installed (and hald is running). How can I find
>> out if HAL or the helper is used before filling a bug report?
> Console output.  xfce4-session will print a message about using HAL
> support if it can.

** Message: xfsm-shutdown-helper.c:268: Using HAL to shutdown/reboot the 

gets displayed - but I thought the helper is unmaintained? 

I'll file a bug report later today....

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