DBus configuration issues: system.d

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Feb 6 10:53:52 PST 2010


Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
> 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.

I would swear that I read that page.  But, apparently not well enough.

Thanks.  I am making progress -- actually trying to configure KDE-4.

-- 
James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch



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