Bug 181287 - GConf schemas gone missing
GConf schemas gone missing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: GConf2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Blocks: FC5Blocker
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Reported: 2006-02-12 14:42 EST by Kjartan Maraas
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-23 12:25:12 EST
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Description Kjartan Maraas 2006-02-12 14:42:19 EST
Description of problem:

Looks like lots of packages are missing gconf schemas in the current rawhide build.

(yelp:4623): Yelp-WARNING **: An error occurred getting the gconf value

This is what prompted me to look in gconf-editor and that says "This key does
not have a schema" for a lot of different apps:

deskbar-applet, epiphany, f-spot, gcalctool, gconf-editor, gnome-media,
gnopernicus, gok, gossip, nautilus, nautilus, planner, sound-juicer, tomboy and yelp

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Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-02-12 21:31:05 EST
Hi Kjartan,

Just to be sure, this is with version GConf2-2.13.5-3.2 ?
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-02-12 21:48:01 EST
actually this might be a result of bug 173869.  It looks like gconftool-2 was
temporarily messed up on the 2nd of February.  Anything that got installed
during that time and not updated since then would be screwed up.
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-02-12 21:54:29 EST
I've manually unapplied a few packages schemas and done a few package upgrades.
 I can't reproduce.  I'm going to do a full yum update tonight.
Comment 4 Kjartan Maraas 2006-02-13 04:28:23 EST
I noticed this by chance really, so it could just be random breakage from
earlier of course. I did a yum update on friday IIRC, and then again yesterday.
Seems to me that some of the packages *have* had updates later than 2nd of
february though. Tomboy is one of those at least.
Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-17 12:53:48 EST
Todays update gave me:

  Updating  : gnome-applets                ##################### [ 17/133]
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.85731: line 10:  5429 Segmentation fault      gconftool-2
--makefile-install-rule /etc/gconf/schemas/$S >/dev/null
Comment 6 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-21 13:29:43 EST
We should verify that the schema update actually works now without restarting gconfd
Comment 7 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-23 12:25:12 EST
Ok, worked fine in testing here. 

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