[packagekit] Regarding DBUS 1.2.6 regression

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 07:47:50 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 09:33 -0600, Jud Craft wrote:
> I do not use the testing repo in Fedora 9 for updates, but I did
> notice last night that PackageKit gave me a very strange DBUS
> permission error when it tried to auto-update, so I can only assume
> that I have suffered the new regression.

Yes. See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475074 and

> Since I wasn't using testing, does this mean it was pushed to general
> updates?  And if so, how does Fedora propose to push an updated
> PackageKit, when PackageKit itself doesn't work?

I don't know. The broken DBus has broken loads of other stuff too.

> I suppose a "yum update" would work later, right?

You can install the new PackageKit in f9-updates, and then you'll need
to install the new DBus that is being worked on now.

It's all a giant mess. DBus is a service that _has_ to work, it's a bit
like the kernel in that regard.


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