[arch-dev-public] [RFC] dbus cleanup

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Mon Dec 3 05:55:06 EST 2012

On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 10:07:06AM +0100, Jan de Groot wrote:
> On za, 2012-12-01 at 14:45 -0500, Dave Reisner wrote:
> > While we're touching the PKGBUILD, why do we "fix" the configuration
> > file in the package function? Would be nice if we could cleanup the
> > 30-dbus file as well to simply use shell builtins rather than an
> > external (yes, 'which' is in base, but it bothers me).
> Please don't fix that file, but just kill it. It's the xinitrc.d file
> right? Nowadays dbus autoloads itself, and for situations where dbus
> still needs to be launched by hand, you don't want to do that from a
> weird scriptlet but straight from ~/.xinitrc.
> I removed the file from my system a while ago, haven't seen any of the
> problems that it tried to solve in the past.

Good point, actually. I've been doing the same myself.

$ grep NoExtract /etc/pacman.conf
NoExtract    = etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/30-dbus


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