Fwd: Re: PolicyKit-qt and PolicyKit 1

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon May 25 13:53:14 UTC 2009

On 05/25/2009 02:33 AM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> 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...

It's a wiki, "just do it".

-- Rex

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