[strawman] partual support of apps for policykit for Jaunty

tacone tacone at gmx.net
Wed Nov 19 12:56:14 UTC 2008

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 2:47 AM, Remco <remco47 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 2:01 AM, tacone <tacone at gmx.net> wrote:
>> I talked some time ago (1 year) to a gedit developer and he told me
>> that he had a bunch of other things to accomplish things. He wasn't
>> countrary in line of principle.
> It has been mentioned that the best way to fix this is to make gvfs
> support PolicyKit. That requires changes only in one program. But as a
> temporary fix, Gedit could implement PolicyKit. That solves most
> problems.

What I've been told is the gedit implementation was *not hard to do*.
Beside that, I have no knowledge of C so it's out of question for me
to do that, otherwise I'd already have made such patch.
I gave a quick look to the chance to provide a python plugin as a
workaround but seemed to me the necessary hooks were not in place.


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