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

Jim DeLaHunt from.macports at jdlh.com
Sun May 24 23:25:29 PDT 2009


Thank you for your suggestion. Unfortunately, I 
don't recognise a  <Disabled> key in my plist. 
See the listing below.  Also, don't dbus 
@1.2.12_5 and dbus @1.2.12_4 operate on the same 
plist file?  Why would one work, and not the 

At 3:50 AM +0200 5/25/09, Rainer Müller wrote:
>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

% more /Library/LaunchAgents/org.freedesktop.dbus-session.plist
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 
1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/
<plist version="1.0">


         <!-- bug in 10.4's launchd - on-demand loading does not work -->
         <false />




Any other suggestions?
For now, I've reverted to dbus @1.2.12_4, and that works for me.
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