Fwd: Re: PolicyKit-qt and PolicyKit 1

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Mon May 25 07:33:56 UTC 2009

On Domingo 24 Mayo 2009 00:42:31 Kevin Kofler escribió:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
> > * drop PolicyKit support altogether
> The problem is that PackageKit requires PolicyKit. We'd have to start the
> GNOME PolicyKit authentication agent if we can't provide our own (and just
> installing it is no longer enough because it doesn't use D-Bus activation
> anymore, it needs to be autostarted in the desktop session). That or have a
> second version of PackageKit built against PolicyKit 0.9, but I think
> rhughes won't like that idea.

Indeed, we need it.

I asked them to add polkit-qt/kde to their blocker but no action... I'm trying 
to understand changes from patches, source code, docs to prepare quick&dirty 
polkit support. But it's not long term solution.

One question: is there freedesktop.org board?


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