Activated service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1' failed

Simon McVittie smcv at
Mon Sep 10 19:06:36 UTC 2018

On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 at 20:02:23 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> The /usr/share/dbus-1/*services/org.freedesktop.systemd1.service files
> are dummy files with Exec=/bin/false, because systemd needed them in
> order to be compatible with older dbus versions, but they are unnecessary
> after has been fixed,
> which was done in dbus 1.11.0. Starting systemd as a child process of
> dbus-daemon can't actually work

Hmm, maybe we should special-case the name org.freedesktop.systemd1.service
to be ignored, either unconditionally or only if it has Exec=/bin/false?
That bus name has other special cases anyway, for --systemd-activation.


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