DBus configuration issues: system.d

Wayne Blaszczyk wblaszcz at bigpond.net.au
Fri Feb 5 23:49:47 PST 2010


On 04/02/10 18:43, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> BLFS SVN says to install various GNOME packages with:
> 
> 	--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome/2.28.2
> 
> Th9is results in files being installed in:
> 
> 	/etc/gnome/2.28.2/dbus-1/system.d/
> 
> I presume that it is necessary to configure something somewhere so that 
> those files will be found and used.  It appears that this is configured in:
> 
> 	/etc/dbus-1/system.conf
> 
> Or, I should add a file:
> 
> 	/etc/dbus-1/system-local.conf
> 
> I note that I haven't found any instruction in BLFS SVN on how to do 
> this.  I haven't read the whole book, but I haven't seen anything.  If 
> it is there, please point me to it.
> 
> If not, the question is how to do this.  The "system.conf" file has this 
> line:
> 
> 	  <includedir>system.d</includedir>
> 
> This is somewhat confusing since it does not use the full path.
> 
> So, what do I do so that the files in:
> 
> 	/etc/gnome/2.28.2/dbus-1/system.d/
> 
> will be found and uses?
> 
> Can I add additional "system.d" directories using a full path?  Is this 
> necessary?
> 

See the BLFS SVN GConf-2.28.0 page, there is a section there that
describes how to set this up using the /etc/dbus-1/system-local.conf file.
Regards,
Wayne.



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