Using dynamic Qt plugins in KAuth

Dario Freddi drf54321 at
Fri Feb 12 13:51:49 GMT 2010

Quick update: I just committed this in trunk (1089130) with a slightly 
modified patch that doesn't touch any public headers.

If no objections arise, I will backport this change in 4.4 branch on Monday.

On Thursday 11 February 2010 19:02:16 Dario Freddi wrote:
> Hello list,
> After seeing that ldd'ing libkdecore gives out quite a lot of things due to
> KAuth + polkit-1, I decided it could be a good thing to move backend
> handling to a dynamic plugin architecture, so I did it (patch attached).
> I think this approach is better, it does not change anything in API/ABI
> (the only change in public headers is that now a function is exported), I
> tested it and works quite well.
> I was wondering if such a change is ok (I still did not commit it) and if
> it's eligible for a backport to 4.4.


Dario Freddi
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