Bug#749559: sysvinit: Can't power off jessie from gnome poweroff menu

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Tue Jan 1 22:38:24 GMT 2019

control: reassign -1 elogind

[2018-12-29 20:59] Simon McVittie <smcv at debian.org>
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> On Sat, 29 Dec 2018 at 18:34:50 +0000, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> > I have no knowledge about DE, but maybe gnome team could help?
> > 
> > Dear gnome maintainers, what command is actually invoked when power-off
> > button is pressed?
> No command is invoked: it's done via IPC. gnome-shell asks gnome-session
> to power off, using the D-Bus session bus. I'm fairly sure gnome-session
> asks systemd-logind (or potentially a compatible replacement like elogind)
> to power off, using the D-Bus system bus, although I can't immediately
> find the specific code that does this. This will require a working
> logind implementation of some sort, a working polkit (policykit-1),

Thank you.

Reassigning to elogind, that, as I understand it should provide required
compatibility layer.

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