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

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Dec 5 20:54:57 EST 2012

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> 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

For the record: removing this file caused some issues, so I reinstated
it. I expect it will all become redundant in the not too distant
future (due to systemd --user), but let's just leave it alone for now.


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