Re: on the starting of gnome-keyring-daemon

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Matthias Clasen
<matthias clasen gmail com> wrote:
> Hey, I hope it is ok to ask gnome-keyring-daemon questions here.

Probably better to send them to gnome-keyring-list gnome org instead.

> I noticed that for some reason, starting g-k-d from the pam module is
> broken in rawhide.
> That has the drawback that we don't get the password to unlock the
> login keyring, I guess.
> But it has the advantage that g-k-d actually gets started by
> gnome-session, which has the advantage that I get a working ssh
> passphrase prompt, which doesn't work when g-k-d is started from the
> pam module. It also means that g-k-d has a chance to pick up e.g. a11y
> settings, which is nice since
> it shows UI...
> I wonder what the plans are wrt to starting g-k-d ?
> I'd love to have a solution that gives me all three of
> a) unlocking of the login keyring
> b) ssh passphrase prompting
> c) g-k-d as a regular gnome-session client
> but so far I have not been able to come up with a solution...
> Matthias
> PS Bonus seahorse question: gnome-keyring-manager used to show the
> special session keyring in addition to the ordinary 'default' and
> 'login' keyrings, seahorse seems to have dropped that. Any reason ?

Mostly lack of UI at the moment.  We might need to add a combo box to
the passwords tab to facilitate switching views.



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