Re: Anyone going to be using ConsoleKit for 3.16 ?

On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 02:25:20PM -0500, Ray Strode wrote:

I'm wondering if there are distros/platforms that are planning on
using 3.16 and ConsoleKit together.

I know there's LoginKit, systemd-shim and systembsd now that try to
provide logind compatible interfaces for non-systemd systems, so I'd
really like to get rid of the ConsoleKit code in GDM.
The code is complicated and not really tested.

I'm leaning toward getting rid of it in 3.16 (versus say 3.18).
Distros, of course, could ship a patch to reverse to removal if
necessary, so I don't think doing it for 3.16 should be too
controversial, but I wanted to shoot a mail first anyway to gauge the

Hi Ray.

Thanks a lot asking about this.
OpenBSD *will* keep using ConsoleKit for 3.16. I expect that we should be able to be rid of it for 3.18 -- 
either using systembsd (far from ready) or the logind implementation that ConsoleKit2 is expected to provide 
iirc or ... something else.
There are several other components of GNOME that still have "some" ConsoleKit support (at least in 3.14) and 
I would not mind removing such support for 3.16 if and only if reverting the removal is easy and not too 
Not that I have a big say about it but...


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