[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 20:23 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mardi 24 juin 2014 à 19:57 +0200, Svante Signell a écrit :
> > Are there any chances that some version of policykit-1 could stay free
> > from any *systemd* dependency? 
> PolicyKit needs a session tracking mechanism, and with ConsoleKit no
> longer maintained, the only one available is systemd-logind.
> So unless you become upstream for both *kit projects, the answer to your
> question is “no”.

Looks like consolekit is the package fork if such a thing ever happens.
There are still patches, mainly for kFreeBSD, from 2013-2014 in the
freedesktop BTS since the last release. When was the Debian switch from
consolekit to policykit-1 made?

Reply to: