Xfce 4.12 stabilization
landry.breuil at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 22:48:43 CEST 2014
On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 2:07 PM, Guido Berhoerster <gber at opensuse.org>
> * Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> [2014-08-11 13:37]:
> > On lun., 2014-08-11 at 12:09 +0200, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> > > > Hmh, pkexec means policykit, isn't it? So (on Debian at least, not
> > > > about elsewhere, like non Linux) that brings libpam-systemd/logind,
> > > > I'm not sure it'll work on non Linux, even with something like
> > > > systemd-shim.
> > >
> > > polkit supports ConsoleKit as a backend and should work fine
> > > without systemd on Linux/BSD/Solaris.
> > But ConsoleKit is supposedly deprecated/unmaintained, so I'm a bit
> > unsure what that means for BSD/Solaris.
> In absence of an alternative I'd expect them to keept it alive,
> it is still maintained in FreeBSD and OpenBSD ports and Solaris:
> There is also an OpenBSD GSoC project to reimplement parts of the
> systemd API:
A bit late to the party - yeah, we still use consolekit on OpenBSD, and i
just need to try the pkexec variant in the newer xfpm release to confirm
everything still works as expected.
As for the GSOC, i'm mentoring that student, and he did a really good job
at preparing the skeletons for hostnamed/localed/timedated replacements -
logind will be more work though.
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