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Re: Bug#803184: override: libpam-systemd:admin/standard


Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> (2015-10-27):
> I'd like to see the priority of libpam-systemd bumped from optional to
> standard.
> The recent changes in xserver-xorg make it possible to run X without
> root privileges [1], which is awesome! This requires a proper logind
> session though, for which libpam-systemd needs to be installed (and
> enabled). While xserver-xorg-core added a Recommends on libpam-systemd,
> not everyone has Recommends enable. X is also not the only reason, why
> one want libpam-systemd installed. E.g. for SSH logins you also want
> proper logind sessions. The only environment where you don't want/need
> libpam-systemd is on a buildd or very specialised, minimal systems.
> I think prio:standard would fit that quite well. We also already have
> dbus (a dependency of libpam-systemd) already in prio:standard,
> libpam-rutime is prio:required. So no additional dependencies would be
> necessary.
> I've CCed debian-boot@lists.debian.org, debian-x@lists.debian.org and
> pkg-systemd-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org . Please CC them on
> replies.
> I especially would like to see an ACK from KiBi/debian-boot before the
> prio is bumped.

Thanks for the ping. I don't see why that would be an issue on the
installer side, but maybe wait a few days to see if someone else has an


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