[Xfce 4.12] Roadmap and Features
nick at xfce.org
Mon May 7 12:51:56 CEST 2012
On 2012-05-07 12:34, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> On Mon, 7 May 2012 12:27:24 +0200
> Raphael Groner <raphgro at web.de> wrote:
>> > Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 10:24:37 +0200
>> > From: Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com>
>> > To: xfce4-dev at xfce.org
>> > Subject: Re: [Xfce 4.12] Roadmap and Features
>> > Message-ID: <1336379077.11490.1.camel at thinkmatic.localdomain>
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>> > Am Montag, den 07.05.2012, 08:51 +0200 schrieb Landry Breuil:
>> > > Same thing can be said the other way round ;) systemd will
>> > > work on some systems,
>> > such as?
>> > > so we''ll have to keep it optional too. Probably making a
>> > > (mandatory ?) configure option selecting one of both (or none,
>> > > since there's the sudo fallback) would make sense.
>> > +1
>> Systemd seems to become default for (mostly) all big mainstream
>> distributions. The goal is systemd, no matter. I don't think that a
>> configuration option is needed. If there's no systemd on the target
>> system, xfce4-session should fall back to sudo (or better gksu or
>> such), automatically.
> That's wrong. Ubuntu are sticking to upstart for instance . I am
> sure about Ubuntu derivatives but they might as well. And then
> alternative OSes like the BSDs who simply don't have systemd because
> is Linux only. For all those systems you don't just want the sudo
> If we can and if it's not too messy, we should allow systemd OR
> consolekit etc. OR sudo.
This is easy, we just make an interface and 3 objects to handle this.
First we need to make a decision about gtk3, because if all
applications become a memory hog I'd say we stick to gtk2. Once that has
been decided, we can make useful roadmap for 4.12.
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