Note: polkit daemon now optional (notably with NM)

Colin Walters walters at
Sat Nov 8 21:09:27 UTC 2014

I pushed:
Built as:

Which makes polkit optional if NM (or anything else that links to libpolkit) is used.  This is a follow up to

I suspect for most people this is a "duh, finally" thing.  Upgrades should work fine (polkit gains a new dep on polkit-libs).   But do be aware that if you *do* want it and you are constructing a system from scratch, you'll now have to explicitly install "polkit".  I can't think offhand of any realistic case that would break, but here's a heads up anyways.

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