PolicyKit-authentication-agents in Fedora

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Apr 8 17:07:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, 8 Apr 2010, Christoph Wickert wrote:

> I just imported lxpolkit into CVS, but it's not yet build because I
> don't want to break anything.
> We now have 3 PolicyKit-authentication-agents in Fedora:
>      * polkit-gnome
>      * polkit-kde
>      * lxpolkit
> As you can see lxpolkit has the shortest name and will therefore be
> chosen by yum if anything requires PolicyKit-authentication-agent (ATM
> system-config-samba and system-config-services). There is no problem
> having several agents installed but we need to make sure that only one
> gets started at a time.

Shortest name is not the only criteria yum uses anymore. Not in quite a 
while, now, actually.

Now if all other things are equal it will come down to shortestname.

just a fyi.

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