[systemd-devel] masked services and a lot of warnings

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 01:38:31 PST 2013

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 18.02.2013 08:00, schrieb Mantas Mikulėnas:
>> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 3:17 AM, David Strauss <david at davidstrauss.net> wrote:
>>> Couldn't you also just disable or mask the sources of activation?
>> I'm not sure if this can be done when services are activated via DBus
>> – other than removing the files in /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/,
>> which is "package manager territory".
>> In fact, masking the dbus-$name.service units at systemd level does
>> not help at all with the syslog spam; it only changes "No such file"
>> to "Masked"
> yes, and "kate" is running fine without "upower.service"
> i am not a big friend of this magic starting services
> which you can't disable in a clean way

I'm aware of this. I have at least three programs that hopelessly try
to start Avahi.

I just see it a DBus bug (or lack of "masking" feature).

Mantas Mikulėnas

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