[Pkg-xfce-devel] upcoming changes in UPower 1.0

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Oct 18 16:19:11 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-10-18 at 17:10 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Dear maintainers,
> there are some upcoming changes in upower 1.0, most notably the removal
> of the suspend/hibernate backend based on pm-utils. Which means you'll
> need a running systemd for suspend/hibernate and logind for the session
> tracking which the decision policy is based on.

So, if I understand that well, that means without init=systemd, no more
suspend/hibernate from upower? Are we (Debian) comfortable with that?

I didn't really follow last changes in init systems, so I'm not sure how
easy it is to insall/use systemd on Debian these days, but it seems that
forcing every desktop user to use systemd might not really well
> Please have a look at [1] and notify your upstreams (unless they aren't
> already aware of it). If you want to engange in a discussion with upower
> upstream, now would be the best time.
> And please don't shoot the messenger.

:) Thanks for the warning notice.
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