dbus does not install startupitem into /Library/LaunchAgents (was: Re: [MacPorts] KDE modified)

Marcus Calhoun-Lopez mcalhoun at macports.org
Mon Jun 11 23:15:12 UTC 2018

fixes the problem.

I have no idea how this has not been a problem before.
Sorry for the error.


> On Jun 11, 2018, at 3:22 PM, Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> wrote:
> On 2018-06-11 17:29, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
>> 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?
> Indeed, something is broken with dbus. 'port notes dbus' also shows the
> wrong paths.
> dbus @1.12.2_0 still provided the symlink in /Library/LaunchAgents,
> though, even after running a deactivate/activate cycle. After upgrading
> to dbus @1.12.8_0, the symlink in /Library/LaunchAgents no longer exists.
> It looks like the conditions checking for ${startupitem.install} are no
> longer evaluated as expected.
> Rainer

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