dbus upgrade issue

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Dec 21 04:07:12 PST 2006

Havoc Pennington wrote:
>In case other distributions encounter this issue, I had a private
>conversation with Ray where he was going to try having a post-logout
>script that updated the config file instead of simply including a new
>config file. Ray maybe you should post whether this works and how you
>did it.
>Also fwiw talked to Owen about this today (after he hit the bug) and his
>suggestion was the rename the file solution, specifically rename
>session.conf to session2.conf, ship both in the RPM, have session.conf
>be the backward-compatible one with a big comment in it "THIS CONFIG
>FILE IS IGNORED, USE session2.conf" and point the new dbus-daemon at
>session2.conf as the default config file. Owen felt that /usr/share
>wasn't right, citing fontconfig as another example where a config file
>is in /etc even though few local sites would change it.

So we are instituting the policy of incrementing the file version number 
every time we add a new XML tag to it? Won't people find bizarre soon 
enough that our config file is called session36.conf?

  Thiago Macieira  -  thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
    PGP/GPG: 0x6EF45358; fingerprint:
    E067 918B B660 DBD1 105C  966C 33F5 F005 6EF4 5358
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dbus/attachments/20061221/fbe18016/attachment.pgp

More information about the dbus mailing list