KSecrets State?

Valentin Rusu kde at rusu.info
Mon May 21 06:25:41 UTC 2012

On 05/18/2012 02:37 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
> On 05/17/2012 07:01 AM, Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
>> A few weeks ago, KSecrets working state was challenged and considered as
>> still alpha but as we could not agree on removing it from 4.8 releases,
>> it stayed there.
>> Now is the question on whether it improved for 4.9 and should be kept in
>> the 4.9 release series or if it should be put in a development area 
>> again.
>> Valentin, what's your opinion? Did people try it through the 4.8
>> releases and reported problems that you improved? What is your vision
>> for the future?
> My primary issue:
> * ksecrets seems to not fully implement the 
> org.freedesktop.Secret.Service dbus interface.  In particular, I can't 
> get any application that functions with gnome-keyring to function 
> properly when ksecrets is installed.  similar to:
> http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/ksecretservice-devel/2012-March/000141.html
> apps just report: "No such method 'ReadAlias' in interface 
> 'org.freedesktop.Secret.Service' ...
> I can't find any open bug at the moment, will file one shortly if my 
> continued searches are fruitless.
> Another smaller issue:
> * a crash in ksecrets' test suite:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=296493
> with no reply yet.
> Without any positive feedback on either issue, it seems to me that 
> ksecrets is doing more harm than good atm, and removing from 4.9 
> should be considered.
> -- rex

Valentin Rusu (IRC valir, KDE vrusu)
KSecretsService (former KSecretService, KWallet replacement)

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