polkit-kde-kcmmodules editing /usr

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 25 07:47:08 UTC 2012

On Wednesday 24 October 2012 11:36:53 Chris Reffett wrote:
> Hello all,
> We at Gentoo have noticed that polkit-kde-kcmmodules (or
> polkit-kde-kcmmodules-1) is saving modified configurations to /usr.
> You can find more info at
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=438790 and the KDE bug at
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=308934, but basically, there
> should not be any file editing going on in /usr, it should be in /etc
> instead. My question to the list: what are other distros doing about
> this, and is this breaking things for you all, too?

I cannot help here as we don't provide it in our repos.
But on Arch Linux we have the same kind of issue with KDM; it stores the 
configs in /usr/share/config/kdm.
How do you handle that?

Arch Linux Developer

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