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Re: what is keeping per-user state outside of user's $HOME ?



On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 13:03 -0400, John Ellson wrote:
> Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:30 AM, John Ellson <john ellson comcast net> wrote:
> >   
> >>> Are you sure it's not a ConsoleKit interaction making the session think
> >>> your user isn't at the console?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>       
> >> Only if ConsoleKit is keeping per user-state.   If I login at the console as
> >> any other user I get the Lock Screen menu item.
> >>     
> >
> > Taking a quick look at the authorizations gui on my F9 system, you can
> > in fact do grants and blocks for individual users, but I don't see
> > anything in the list of possible authorization targets which is lock
> > screen. Rawhide could have added that however.
> >
> > I still don't understand PolicyKit/ConsoleKit well enough to help you
> > track it down in the filesystem with 100% confidence.  But I would
> > suspect that you should look in /var/lib/PolicyKit/ and
> > /var/lib/PolicyKit-public/   for per-user authorization rules if they
> > existed.
> >
> > Hope this helps.

Why don't we stop all this blind guessing, and attach a debugger to the
panel instead ? It would be so much easier...


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