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[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#643292: Bug#643292: Bug#643292: lightdm: empty shutdown menu

On jeu., 2011-09-29 at 18:19 +0400, Dmitry Kurochkin wrote:
> I did not try the qt greeter.  And I do not see the issue anymore,
> apparently because I installed more packages on the system.  I can try
> reproducing it in a VM but it seems that "looking at source code" method
> should be more straightforward, especially if you know it.

Not really, it's just wild guess.
> I agree that it looks like a permission issue of some sort. 

Again, just wild guess.

>  But I did
> not see any related warnings or errors in lightdm log.  If lightdm just
> executes shutdown command directly, I would expect to see the menu items
> but get permission error when I try to run it.  Since there is no items
> in the menu, that means lightdm does some check like "am I allowed to
> shutdown?" or receives a list of shutdown commands from an external
> service.

No idea.
> I think it is fine for lightdm to not allow shutdown.  But it should not
> display the shutdown menu icon if it is empty.  Besides a notice in the
> log may be useful.  And the Debian package should recommend/suggest
> appropriate package to get the shutdown functionality.
> My primary suspects for required Debian package(s) is something related
> to PolicyKit or ConsoleKit. 

Please investigate, I didn't see any related issue here, so it looks
like something on your part. So if you manage to reproduce, feel free to
add more info, but for now there's not much we can do.

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