D-Bus causes a problem during upgrades when the configuration file has changed

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at redhat.com
Thu Dec 14 11:12:17 PST 2006

Upgrading D-Bus may cause the current bus to quit and take down your X
session.  This is an issue when moving from any previous release to
version 1.0.x which introduces the <standard_session_servicedirs /> tag.
Since the current running bus does not understand this when it tries to
reload it exits and brings down the X session.  I'm guessing the best
way to handle this is to not exit on reload.  Right now fedora is just
not exiting ever since we ran into this bug and I think Debian had this
patch in for awhile now.  In any case there has to be a better way to
handle this issue.

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>

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