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releng:4.10:roadmap:xfce4-session [2011/02/19 09:51]
nick [Clean Session Button]
releng:4.10:roadmap:xfce4-session [2011/03/31 07:31]
jeromeg [Remove Xfce4-tips]
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 See also the [[releng:​4.10:​roadmap:​accessibility|accessibility roadmap]] page. See also the [[releng:​4.10:​roadmap:​accessibility|accessibility roadmap]] page.
-===== Refactor and Modularize the Shutdown Helper ​=====+===== Use Xfpm for power actions ​=====
  
-The code in xfce4-session ​that deals with logging out, suspending, shutting down etc. is a bit of a messIt mixes code related to PolicyKit, ConsoleKit and sudo. We would like to clean this up in order to improve ​the code quality and error reporting. An idea would be to have a plugin interface for this and have plugins for PolicyKit, ConsoleKit and sudo that are processed after each otherWe could consolidate ​the error messages ​and determine what to do way better than we do at the moment.+The shutdown ​code mess currently ​in xfce4-session is more or less copied from [[releng:4.10:​roadmap:​xfce4-power-manager|Xfce4-power-manager]]. We've therefore decided ​to include Xfce4-power-manager ​in the core of Xfce so it can provide a DBus service Xfce4-session can use to perform power actions using upower ​and consolekit. 
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 +When the user it either not authorized or the service is not available (platforms that do not support upower ​and consolekit, like openBSD) Xfce4-session will fall-back ​to sudo.
  
 Completed: 0% \\ Completed: 0% \\
-Assignee: \\+Assignee: ​Ali, Nick\\
 Difficulty: Moderate Difficulty: Moderate
  
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 Difficulty: Easy\\ Difficulty: Easy\\
 Bugs: [[http://​bugzilla.xfce.org/​show_bug.cgi?​id=5730|5730]] Bugs: [[http://​bugzilla.xfce.org/​show_bug.cgi?​id=5730|5730]]
-===== Remove Xfce4-tips =====+===== [FINISHED] ​Remove Xfce4-tips =====
 The tips were heavily outdated and the dialog looked ugly. We've discussed this a bit and came to the conclusing that probably nobody reads the tips so unless we get complains the code will be [[http://​git.xfce.org/​xfce/​xfce4-session/​commit/?​id=64bc14b65c1253ca041d645dba03715e5a27a36f|removed]]. The tips were heavily outdated and the dialog looked ugly. We've discussed this a bit and came to the conclusing that probably nobody reads the tips so unless we get complains the code will be [[http://​git.xfce.org/​xfce/​xfce4-session/​commit/?​id=64bc14b65c1253ca041d645dba03715e5a27a36f|removed]].