[Xfce4-commits] <xfce4-session:master> Reuse existing ConsoleKit sessions (bug #6685).
enrico at xfce.org
Wed Sep 8 12:54:43 CEST 2010
On Wed, 8 Sep 2010 10:08:01 +0000 (UTC), Jannis wrote:
>Updating branch refs/heads/master
> to 35c620aa3749581580e0917ff7c2db1c223564a8 (commit)
> from 2e4be9da0575c4fd76e6b50c7e75f7eb7a56ef45 (commit)
>Author: Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org>
>Date: Wed Sep 8 12:02:46 2010 +0200
> Reuse existing ConsoleKit sessions (bug #6685).
> According to the ConsoleKit documentation, only one session leader
> may exist for a session. An application becomes the leader of a
> session by calling org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Manager.OpenSession()
> which returns a session identifier. This identifier is then made
> available to other session clients by setting the XDG_SESSION_COOKIE
> environment variable.
> GDM and upstart open ConsoleKit sessions on their own and desktop
> environments are supposed to reuse these sessions instead of
> opening new ones. So with this commit, xfce4-session checks for
> XDG_SESSION_COOKIE and, if it exists, does not try to call
> OpenSession in order to overwrite this environment variable.
> I tested this with xfce4-session-logout which finally allows me to
> reboot and shutdown again.
This and the related commit in xfce-utils broke it again for me.
After I changed the ck-l-s command in $prefix/etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc as
Mike suggested yesterday on the Xfce users list, it worked fine. I
could reboot/halt my system and also mount devices (USB stick) in my
Now, with the change above, I can't do any of these things.
xfce4-session-logout only offers Logout, reboot and halt are disabled.
Also mounting my USB stick doesn't work with this change.
I don't use any display manager, just plain console login as in good
I see that the above change seems more correct but it just doesn't work
At session startup, I also get the following messages in
~/.xsession-errors. Though not sure whether they are related:
(polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1978): GLib-GObject-WARNING **:
cannot register existing type `_PolkitError'
(polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1978): GLib-CRITICAL **:
g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
Has anyone else similar problems or is just me?
Btw, all this happens on Debian Testing.
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