FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Gentoo > Gentoo Development

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
Old 01-28-2012, 07:28 AM
Samuli Suominen
 
Default Some news about status of ConsoleKit and Display Managers in Portage

pambase-20101024-r2 will restore the same behavior as pambase-20101024
had; it will restore the 'nox11' argument to the pam_ck_connector.so
line in /etc/pam.d/system-login.


this pam_ck_connector.so module is now used only for console logins
because all of the display managers we ship, have native ConsoleKit
support now:


xdm since 1.1.11-r1
slim since 1.3.2-r7
lxdm, all versions
gdm, all versions
kdm, all versions
lightdm, all versions
enter, lastrited now

in practise this means you don't need the CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL in kernel
for any of these display managers, or worry about pam_ck_connector.so at
all.


it also means you don't need to manually put 'ck-launch-session'
anywhere in your configs, except when using startx with custom .xinitrc.
and even startx works if you have XSESSION exported and no .xinitrc
without adding ck-launch-session anywhere yourself.


in otherwords, everything will just work(tm).
long as people now remember to punt any custom trickery they might have
added before we reached this point.
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 05:49 AM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org