Joe Shaw joeshaw at
Fri Jun 11 08:48:09 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 11:08 -0400, Pat Suwalski wrote:
> Ikke wrote:
> > The hal-cvs ebuild maintainer of breakmygentoo told me the configure 
> > option --with-pid-file was broken. I looked at the configure script, and 
> > it seems it was. Fixed that, the location is replaced in the makefiles 
> > now. That DEFINE isnt used in the code itself it seems tough?!?
> Thank you. I was hoping to fix that this weekend. Have you also noticed 
> that if the system hangs, and there is a dbus pid file, and so dbus 
> doesn't start, the hal init script still succeeds? I'm guessing this is 
> a gentoo crazy init dependency tree thing.

hald is probably forking before attaching to the dbus daemon.  That
could perhaps be changed (I guess it depends on if dbus checks the pid
on the socket).


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