[systemd-devel] [PATCH] perl-Net-DBus + new interactive authorization

Colin Guthrie colin at mageia.org
Mon Jan 12 03:37:12 PST 2015

Angelo Naselli wrote on 12/01/15 10:30:
> Il 12/01/2015 10:16, Colin Guthrie ha scritto:
>> Angelo Naselli wrote on 11/01/15 17:15:
>>> FWIW i rebuilt it in mageia 4 and libdbus1_3-1.6.18-1.8.mga4
>>> I haven't any issues of course. Using it as user
>>> for StartUnit/StopUnit for instance i got a  only a different exception
>>> org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Rejected send message
>>> while using as root worked as before even if i used new api.
>> This is expected unless you have also backported cauldron systemd to
>> MGA4. I think we discussed before that the interactive authorisation
>> stuff was only added in more recent versions of systemd, so this is
>> entirely what I'd expect here.
> eh eh eh, mine was only to say that even if i haven't disabled anything
> and compiled all against the old library i didn't see any crash or
> regression, just a different exception for the same -not working- thing.
> But i haven't test anything of course :)

Oh, right! Gotcha, so this is just about the comment regarding the
conditional compilation against older libdbus. Sorry for misinterpreting
and thanks for testing that.

OK, I'll have a further look at it to see if anything special is needed,
perhaps the perl binding stuff just works without too much faff here for
non-present APIs (I'm certainly not an expert with this stuff!).




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