[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#431886: Bug#431886: Bug#431886: xfce4-session: please allow dbus support for shutdown/reboot with hal

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri Jul 6 09:35:32 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 09:35:22AM +0200, pdormeau at free.fr wrote:
> Selon Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at corsac.net>:
> > Waiting for #422349 to be fixed, I guess I'd be ok to build
> > xfce4-session against dbus and add the Recommends. But still user would
> > have to add himself to powerdev group, so README read is still
> > mandatory.
> >
> > Huggie, what do you think?

422349 will be fixed by policykit/consolekit (hopefully before lenny
otherwise I'll tear my hair out :))

> Maybe dbus in the Recommends is too strong (libdbus-1-3 already
> recommends dbus). And since this cannot work without hal (depends on
> dbus), hal at least should be in the Suggests (same level as for
> sudo).

> I agree that reading the README is still mandatory (does not this
> apply to any package ?), but IMHO adding a user to a group is more
> easy than dealing with /etc/sudoers (though the latter is not so
> difficult).

> As far as I understand  #422349 fix (when available) which is dbus
> related will not be beneficial to xfce4-session if xfce4-session is
> not built against dbus.

Yes, I hadn't quite realised we weren't doing this already.  I was
testing 422349 with the USB device mounting bits.

We should certainly build with dbus support.

Thanks for the bug, we'll have a prod and fix it.

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