dbus @1.2.12_5 apparent regression, can't "launchctl load"

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun May 24 18:50:33 PDT 2009

Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
> Here's a summary of a command-line session which persuades me that
> MacPorts' dbus @1.2.12_5 is not working, causing gnucash to fail to get
> its configuration, and that rolling back to dbus @1.2.12_4 is a suitable
> fix. My comments are marked with "[JDLH: ...]".
> % launchctl load /Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist
> nothing found to load
> % ps auxwww | grep dbus
> jdlh       365   0.0  0.0   599780    392 s000  R+    6:21PM 0:00.00
> grep dbus

Most probably this .plist has a <Disabled> key which is set to "Yes".
Thus launchctl does not recognize anything to load.
Try to enable it by using:
launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist


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