[arch-dev-public] [signoff] dbus 1.4.8-1 / dbus-core 1.4.8-1

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon May 9 15:08:23 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 17:33 +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
>> > Please signoff for both architecture. This release needs a bit testing,
>> > as upstream changed X11 autolaunch support. I re-enabled this with a
>> > hack in dbus-core instead of makedepending on libx11.
>> Possibly stupid question: if dbus-core still compiles with your hack,
>> doesn't that mean that dbus should not need libx11 as a makedepeng in
>> the first place (i.e. requiring it is an upstream bug)?
> In our previous version, libdbus would auto-launch a session bus trough
> some X11 cookie stuff. If dbus was compiled without X, then dbus-launch
> would not succeed, so compiling that code without support for X is
> useless. They ifdef'ed that code in libdbus.
> Now with our package, we build dbus-core as a package without
> dbus-launch and replace the dbus-launch binary with the X11-enabled
> version in the dbus package. This will only work if the conditional code
> in libdbus is enabled, which can either be done by makedepending on
> libx11, or by sed'ing the conditional in the associated file. I chose to
> do the 2nd.

Thanks for the explanation, now I get it.

I didn't notice any problems on my laptop (using KDE), so: signoff x86_64.



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