Bug#917431: debian-policy: virtual packages: logind, default-logind

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Sun Dec 30 14:05:30 GMT 2018

On Sun, Dec 30, 2018 at 01:45:53PM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> The Policy carries only short one-line descriptions (and the patch already
> makes logind the longest entry) so I'd wary before making it too detailed.
> Also, it's a lot of effort to update the Policy, thus it's better to include
> just the essence and argue about details elsewhere.  But it's good to have
> that essence right -- that's what this review is for.

Point taken. Could you just replace "providing logind API (over D-Bus and
/run/)" with something like "providing logind APIs (D-Bus and sd-login)" in the
upgrading checklist?

/run/ is really not part of the API and nobody should be using it directly.


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