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Bug 128886 - libbonobo-2.6.2-1 update breaks Evolution
libbonobo-2.6.2-1 update breaks Evolution
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libbonobo (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-07-30 17:24 EDT by Alexander Dalloz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-11 17:38:03 EDT
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Description Alexander Dalloz 2004-07-30 17:24:00 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de-AT; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040510

Description of problem:
The new libbonobo-2.6.2-1 update package causes at least Evolution to
break. It starts with a couple of complaints about unability to
register things and then sits there unusable.

Other software might be affected too.

A downgrade to the older libbonobo-2.6.0-2 fixes the situation.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade to libbonobo-2.6.2-1 via yum / up2date or rpm
2. start of Evolution

Actual Results:  Error popup boxes:
Komponente OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Mail_ShellComponent konnte nicht
aktiviert werden:
Der Fehler von Aktivierungssystem lautet:
Unknown CORBA exception id: 'IDL:omg.org/CORBA/INV_OBJREF:1.0'
Komponente OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Addressbook_ShellComponent konnte
nicht aktiviert werden:
Komponente OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Calendar_ShellComponent konnte nicht
aktiviert werden:
Komponente OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Summary_ShellComponent konnte nicht
aktiviert werden:

Evolution main window comes up but application is unusable.

Expected Results:  no errors

Additional info:
Comment 1 Alexander Dalloz 2004-07-31 12:42:45 EDT
After updating to libbonobo-2.6.2-1 a reboot of the system will fix
the situation and Evolution behaves normal.

Posters on the mailing list confirm that a reboot is necessary and a
temporary runlevel change from 5 to 3 and back to 5 is not enough.
Comment 2 Ed Hill 2004-07-31 13:24:11 EDT
I'd like to confirm this bug with .libbonobo-2.6.2-1 on FC2.

The work-around I found was:

  killall -TERM gconfd-2
  killall -TERM bonobo-activation-server
  killall -TERM evolution-wombat
  killall -TERM evolution-alarm-notify

which may be more than required but it did avoid having to do a reboot.
Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 11:09:48 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-11 17:38:03 EDT

This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now.  Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.

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