[arch-dev-public] Dangerous dbus update for testing
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 16:42:32 EDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 3:37 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> There's a dangerous dbus update coming up for the testing repository.
> The package itself isn't so special, as it works fine, but the fact that
> every dbus-daemon process on your system will crash during the upgrade
> can lead to unpleasant surprises.
> Testing users: please be aware of this and run your upcoming upgrades
> from a plain text console instead of from X. One of the unpleasant
> surprises is that xorg-server in testing goes down with dbus while it's
> upgrading, leading to loss of important work or an interrupted package
> upgrade process.
Awesome. I had something similar happen to me when a status script for
my screen session segfaulted while it was upgrading bash... took
screen down, and thus killed bash too... fun times.
Is there *any* way around this?
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