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Re: Attention: dbus 0.60-6 breaks avahi, hal ...



On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 15:55 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 15:12 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 19:56 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > > Joachim Frieben wrote:
> > > 
> > > >After udating "dbus" packages to version 0.60-6, "avahi" and
> > > >"hal" daemons fail to start up correctly during system boot.
> > > >This is very annoying when logging in to a "GNOME" session
> > > >as various applications such as the "gnome-power-manager" stop
> > > >to work. Media detection is of course also out of order.
> > > >The breakage has appeared sometime between version 0.60-3 which
> > > >works correctly and the current version. Downgrading to version
> > > >0.60-3 allows to recover a working "GNOME" desktop.
> > > >  
> > > >
> > > Looks like dbus is working fine but has a made a incompatible change and 
> > > the other programs like avahi and g-p-m needs to be updated. Just a guess.
> > 
> > g-p-m is working fine with DBUS cvs -- but I believe J5 made some
> > changes to the DBUS package for rawhide to put stuff in different
> > directories. The breakage is probably due to that.
> 
> That shouldn't "break stuff" unless avahi and/or hal use paths to
> dbus-send or stuff like that (dhclient-script does this, I've fixed it).
> Perhaps they do.  Anyone care to check?

I'm putting a symlink in /usr/bin/ to "fix" this but applications should
fix this by looking in /bin.  Also if you did not update your SELinux
policies you will get breakage.  Other than that applications that don't
do anything wacky should not break.

-- 
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp redhat com>


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