[PATCH] do not call _dbus_warn_check_failed on checks

Timo Hoenig thoenig at suse.de
Tue Nov 14 06:34:49 PST 2006

Hi Frederic,

On Tue, 2006-11-14 at 14:48 +0100, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> Le mardi 14 novembre 2006 à 13:51 +0100, Timo Hoenig a écrit :

> > There are distributions out there which get along quite nicely with
> > system bus restarts once D-Bus is being updated.
> Could you share with us how you handle such cases in SUSE ?

There's no magic actually.

For the last enterprise release we simply fixed all applications which
did not survive restarts of the D-Bus system bus.  The patches should be
upstream by now as this was several months ago.

This allows us to restart the system bus whenever the worst case
scenario happens.

> > However, I do not share Frederic's POV when it comes down to updating
> > applications which use the system bus.  The dnotify support in D-Bus
> > works nicely and I have never seen problems with regard to updating the
> > bus policy at runtime (read: without restarting the system bus in %
> > post).
> Well, maybe I was a little outdated concerning dbus support about
> configuration change. But from reading dbus-daemon manpage, it isn't
> really explicit about transparent management of config file.

Agreed.  The warning with regard of the partial reload could be verbose;
no idea what the 'partially' actually encompasses.

> But I'll be more than happy to remove all system dbus restart in all
> Mandriva packages %post EXCEPT dbus package (of course).

Just make sure that dnotify is enabled during build.


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