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Thanks! I guess I'll wait until 13.1 to try Slackware again then (last time I tried was in the 11.0 days I think, and it's not a distro one casually flirts with if I recall, so I've got to be ready for at least a short-term marriage ).
Why not try it now? KDE 4.2.4 is working without problems and 13 is a very good system. When 4.3 is ready for Slack, it will not be that difficult to install it on your system, current or stable. I think we will have more services running, more open doors, more protocols to configure and more logs to troubleshoot with 4.3.
sorry hotchili, I just checked the slackbuilds and I've found no sign of policykit: does kde 4.3 works well without it?
So Policykit is a dependency of KDE 4.3?
I guess policykit is optional:
I will release a tarball for PolicyKit-KDE and Polkit-Qt in the next days. Packagers of distributions using PolicyKit (so most ones) are encouraged to pick up at least the Polkit-Qt tarball and start packaging it, since it will become an optional dependency of kdebase-workspace in 4.3 (and I hope a strong one for more applications in the future).
I remember reading about a possible 4.2.5 release from KDE and hope they can port changes like that to 4.2 and release a patch or something. Only yesterday I saw that 4.3.1 is out. Reading the release announcement I was hooked to this:"...KDE 4.3.1 is a monthly update to KDE 4.3...". So, those who pretend install/build 4.3.latest will be doing it on a monthly basis? Missed that and also missed that 4.2 too was released on a monthly basis.