pirut, pup, system-*: policykit integration

Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek jakub.rusinek at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 13:43:33 UTC 2008


2008/1/11, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>:
>
>
> On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 10:55 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>
> > >
> > > Wrt to system config tools, one option would be for someone to
> > > investigate gnome-system-tools (at least, get it to work and package
> it
> > > for Fedora, for trying it out), which is also using these
> technologies.
> >
> >
> > Are you suggesting making the psuedo DE agnostic system-confg tools
> > more Gnome reliant?
>
> Many of the system-config tools we ship are DE agnostic only in so far
> as the are just plain bad UI and wouldn't be accepted as part of either
> DE... most of the tools have been written many years ago, without input
> from interface designers, and have seen very little UI love since then.
> (I don't mean to be rude here. This is not the fault of the respective
> maintainers, whose primary job is not UI programming)
>
> gnome-system-tools uses a frontend-backend split, with dbus interfaces.
> So if you feel like it, you should be able to write frontends using
> other toolkits.
>
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Fedora ships GTK-based config tools which is VERY wrong.

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