[MacPorts] KDE modified

Jonathan Stickel jjstickel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 15:29:45 UTC 2018

On 6/11/18 09:17, Rainer Müller wrote:
> On 2018-06-11 17:03, MacPorts Wiki wrote:
>> Page "KDE" was changed by jjstickel
>> Diff URL: <https://trac.macports.org/wiki/KDE?action=diff&version=26>
>> Revision 26
>> Comment: it seems that the location of Macports-supplied lanuchagents have changed recently
>> Changes:
>> -------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<--------
>> Index: KDE
>> =========================================================================
>> --- KDE (version: 25)
>> +++ KDE (version: 26)
>> @@ -34,12 +34,12 @@
>>    Dbus:: Dbus is a messaging system between applications, which is mandatory for KDE applications. It is required to ensure that dbus is running by issuing the following command after installation by MacPorts:
>>   {{{
>> -launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist
>> +launchctl load -w /opt/local/Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist
>>   }}}
>>   If this command is not issued, **KDE applications will crash without warning**.
>>    Kbuildsycoca:: Kbuildsycoca4 is a command that refreshes the cache of the KDE software, which is required for many applications to work properly. In Linux and UNIX, this command is automatically run periodically, but this is not the case on OS X. The recommended way is to use the following command to automate its use, after installation of kdelibs4 by MacPorts:
>>   {{{
>> -launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/org.macports.kdecache.plist
>> +launchctl load -w /opt/local/Library/LaunchAgents/org.macports.kdecache.plist
>>   }}}
>>   The command can also be used manually:
>>   {{{
>> -------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<------8<--------
> I thought nothing should have changed here when using
> 'startupitem_install yes' in macports.conf.
> These paths in /Library/LaunchAgents/ are supposed to be symlinks to the
> files installed at /opt/local/Library/LaunchAgents/...
> Is this not working for you?
> Rainer

OK. Now I see the symlink for org.macports.kdecache.plist, but the 
symlink for org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist is definitely missing on 
my machine. As a consequence, dbus was not loaded in launchctl and KDE 
apps would not run for me this morning (until I loaded directly from 
/opt/local/Library/...). I do not have startupitem_install in my 
macports.conf, and so the default 'yes' should be in effect.

Feel free to unroll my wiki edit (or I can do it). Should I open a bug 
on trac for dbus?


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