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FS#36613 - [lightdm] wrong owner on /usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d, breaks polkit

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Sebastiaan (lonaowna) - Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 14:52 GMT
Last edited by Maxime Gauduin (Alucryd) - Thursday, 22 August 2013, 13:14 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Maxime Gauduin (Alucryd)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


The file /usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d has the wrong owner: root:root instead of polkitd:root. Because of this, when installing lightdm before installing polkit, polkit cannot open any rules in /usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d/, so any packages that put files in that directory will not work properly.

If I first install polkit and then lightdm, all is well.

Also I suggest adding polkit as a mandatory dependency, so everyone can power off their computers from lightdm (I think it's a pretty basic function).

Using the latest polkit 0.111-1 and lightdm 1:1.6.0-5
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Closed by  Maxime Gauduin (Alucryd)
Thursday, 22 August 2013, 13:14 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed in lightdm-1:1.6.0-6. Thx for the report.
Comment by Sebastiaan (lonaowna) - Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 14:56 GMT
I'm sorry, I forgot to tag this [lightdm], it's a problem in that package.
Edit: It also should be moved to Community Packages... sorry!