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Re: X restart while updating?



On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 10:52:55AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> * new version of dbus installed, adds new config file format that old
> (running) version doesn't understand
> * new selinux policy installed, pokes dbus to reread its config file
> * old dbus is still running, fails to parse new config file, exits
> * all of gnome dies with it
> * X server exits because all clients have exited
> * gdm restarts
> 
> No good way of fixing it, really.  I suppose you could try upgrading
> dbus, restarting X, then doing the rest of the upgrade, which might
> work.  Alternatively, update from runlevel 3.

Fix dbus so it doesn't exit when it gets a new config file it doesn't 
understand.


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