[arch-general] Unable to contact D-Bus session bus [testing]

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 19:48:30 EST 2012

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 8:40 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 1:18 AM, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I downgraded immediately due to having some things to finish off. At
>> that time dbus was at 1.6.8-4, now its 1.6.8-5 (just updated again as
>> today I have a bit of time to debug).
> Just to be clear: can you reproduce this bug with 1.6.8-5 (in [core])?

Yes, that's the one.
>> Most likely cause I can see is (may be) the filesystem update. I have
>> gshadow, shadow, group, and passwd pacnew files, but no idea how to
>> merge them (should I swap the dbus IDs from the pacnew files in?).
> Are you seeing a different uid/gid now compared to before? It should
> always have been 81/81.
> The only known issue is that in some rare circumstances you now have
> to manually start dbus-launch as we no longer ship the xinitrc.d file
> [0][1].
> Cheers,
> Tom
> [0]: <http://www.mail-archive.com/arch-dev-public@archlinux.org/msg20512.html>
> [1]: <https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/32952>

My issue is on the bug (posted same time as you a reply). Thanks. I'll
continue discussion there (in particular on whether this is a hack to
be fixed or a permanent thing).

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