Re: Requiring systemd for the gnome-settings-daemon power plugin

On Fri, 2012-10-19 at 11:00 +0200, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> Hello,
> I intend on making systemd a hard requirement for the power plugin in
> gnome-settings-daemon. There is a lot of interactions and external
> factors involved in making policy decision about power. This makes the
> power plugin one of the more fragile parts of the system, with things
> like DPMS, screensaver activation, screen locking, brightness control,
> suspend policy, battery information exporting, all handled in the same
> codebase.
> Using systemd to request suspends means that:
> - things work out of the box when people do not use GNOME (no need to
> install acpid which then conflicts with GNOME)
> - inhibitions are per-system instead of per-user
> - application get more information about suspending
> - simplify the power plugin's codebase a great deal
> The patches I will commit are here:
> Additionally, and separately, support for ConsoleKit usage for
> session-tracking will be removed.

This is now pushed to master for 3.7.1. has been updated to reflect
those changes.

See gnome-shell bugs:



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