Bug 162541 - dbus should not be restarted in postun
dbus should not be restarted in postun
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dbus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2005-07-05 19:08 EDT by Colin Walters
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:43 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-24 02:00:25 EDT
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Description Colin Walters 2005-07-05 19:08:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
Currently dbus.spec has:

%postun
/sbin/ldconfig
if [ "$1" -ge "1" ]; then
  service messagebus condrestart > /dev/null 2>&1
fi

This will break many important applications using the system bus like HAL and NetworkManager, not to mention other random applications such as eggcups.
The fix is to simply not restart the bus.

Later in Fedora we will hopefully gain some infrastructure for notifying the user when a system restart is required for a package update/security release.




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