kdereview exemption for PolicyKit-KDE

Kevin Ottens ervin at kde.org
Mon Nov 17 08:48:14 GMT 2008

On Sunday 16 November 2008 20:22:01 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Sunday 16 November 2008, Trever Fischer wrote:
> > If KDE had a tighter integration with policykit, that'd be really slick.
> > However, these are just the KDE gui bits. Our code is just a KDE frontend
> > to the authenticator. Without this in 4.2, KDE can still use policykit,
> > but it requires the user to have PolicyKit-gnome installed to
> > authenticate or change the default permissions.
> Then why not just move it to kdereview and after the usual review period to
> extragear?
> Distributions can then still package the latest stable version together
> with 4.2

That's the right compromise IMO. Nothing prevents us to move it somewhere else 
prior to 4.3 feature freeze (and in time). ;-)

Kévin 'ervin' Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net
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