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Re: PolicyKit 0.9 is going away



On Friday 28 August 2009 16:14:51 Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> On Friday 28 August 2009 15:36:19 Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 06:47 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > > Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > > I have been able to port some 10-12 PolicyKit users from 0.9 to 0.90
> > > > in a matter of a few days. The KDE sig should really be able to get
> > > > this port done. We really don't want to ship multiple authorization
> > > > databases, that way lies confusion and madness.
> > >
> > > The PolicyKitOne feature page does include in its contingency plan:
> > > "If not all ports listed above can be completed in time, keep PolicyKit
> > > 0.9 around..."
> >
> > Right. But from what I've heard that is not the case. Jreznik just said:
> >
> >
> >     I have initial port [...] seems like it's working now and usable.
>
> Yes, I have port but I'm not sure how to combine it into current KDE as it
> breaks polkit-qt API and I don't like shipping big patches that actually
> forks project. I'd like to see it from upstream.

And this apply only to polkit-qt-core, I'm not even sure it's easily possible 
to port polkit-qt-gui without mayor rewrite.

Jaroslav

> I'm working on this, we have topic for our next KDE SIG meeting. If you
> could join, it would be great -
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/KDE/Meetings.
>
> Matthias, could you please look at
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=519674
>
> Thanks
> Jaroslav

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