[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#658284: Bug#658284: xfce4-session: Please review README.Debian

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Feb 2 19:25:58 UTC 2012

On 02.02.2012 20:25, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On jeu., 2012-02-02 at 18:28 +0000, Brian Potkin wrote:
>>> The problem with startx resp. the 90consolekit script is, that it is
>> run
>>> as unprivileged user and CK no longer trusts this context.
>>> That said, I don't think this problem is unfixable. I guess what it
>>> requires is that the PAM stack is setting up the right context so CK
>> can
>>> trust it.
>> Is that a reference to using
>>    session optional     pam_loginuid.so
>> in /etc/pam.d/common-session? That also works me and has the
>> advantages
>> of being a single configuration change and having a Consolekit session
>> marked as 'active = TRUE' and 'is-local = TRUE'. I'd be supportive of
>> including a description of this method in README.Debian if it were to
>> help a significant number of startx users.
> I don't know what you did different, but just adding the snippet at the
> end of /etc/pam.d/common-session doesn't give me active=TRUE and
> is-local=TRUE here.

You probably want to load it before pam_ck_connector

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