Author: wirelessduck Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] Only a few packages now still on hold
> On 2 Aug 2021, at 19:02, Mark Hindley <mark@???> wrote:
> Yes it can be, but no more so than consolekit. There are 2 alternatives for managing
> seats and sessions in Devuan: consolekit (actually consolekit2) and elogind.
> Consolekit was probably the default in ascii. It is inactive upstream, but still
> works. Elogind is active and well supported and is the default since
> beowulf. However, the codebase derives from systemd and therefore some people
> will prefer not to use it.
> So, you need one or other, but not both or a mixture.
> aptitude seems to suggest that you already have elogind installed and this is an
> upgrade. You will have to allow apt to remove the consolekit related packages
> (libpam-ck-connector and possibly some policykit libraries). Alternatively,
> stick with consolekit and remove all of the elogind related packages. The choice
> is yours. Both will work once you have a clean installation based on a single
> logind alternative.
Is seatd likely to get anywhere in the next Debian development cycle after bullseye/chimaera? Would this allow us to just need only one option for users to install?
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