Fwd: PolicyKit-KDE destiny

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Sat Dec 20 19:24:08 CET 2008

On 20.12.08 18:22:46, Kevin Ottens wrote:
> On Friday 19 December 2008 20:21:59 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > Hmm, actually isn't this more something for workspace? As far as I
> > understood the purpose of this is to replace a GTK/Gnome-equivalent if
> > running a KDE desktop. Thats exactly what workspace is for.
> Rex is right, it's a runtime dependency for "policykit enabled" applications. 
> It exposes a D-Bus interface you're supposed to call to allow the user to get 
> credentials. Yes, there's a GTK+ based equivalent which exposes the same 
> interface since said interface is shared... still, at runtime you expect 
> *something* to expose this interface.

So those apps won't work at all if the dbus interface is not there? That
would make it a runtime dependency indeed.


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