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Re: Where do we go from here DBus problem?



Colin Walters wrote:
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Colin Walters <walters verbum org> wrote:
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 7:41 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:

The D-Bus policy really ought to be reverted and never touched again in F8,
F9 and F10. This should only be changed in F11 or even F12. The change is
just not ready for production use at all.
I've been working through things this week and had hoped a lot would
get fixed, but at this point it has turned into an enormous ball of
yarn.  So thinking about it I suppose you're right.

I'll do an upload which reverts by tomorrow.

F10:
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=74525
F9:
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=74524

Any testing before tomorrow is greatly appreciated, I've tested a
local F10 on my machine.  After that I'll make a Bodhi update.



Colin, I'm glad that you are reverting this because it was clearly a mistake to fundamentally change how it works in the middle of a release.

However might it be possible to improve on this reversion a bit. Might it be possible for apps to output, perhaps to stderr, when it hit a case where it would have failed before this reversion? Then it would be more obvious what needs to be fixed in regular updates later, and as we approach F11.

Warren Togami
wtogami redhat com


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