Dbus will not restart after a crash

Dan Ports dports at ambulatoryclam.net
Wed Apr 21 17:33:33 PDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 05:29:53PM -0700, Michael Gersten wrote:
> Apr 21 16:49:32 Kleiman-ibook org.freedesktop.dbus-system[150]: Failed  
> to start message bus: The pid file "/opt/local/var/run/dbus/pid"  
> exists, if the message bus is not running, remove this file
> The test being performed doesn't make sense when launchd is running  
> dbus; that launchd wants to start it up means that it isn't running.

This has been a problem for a while. You are correct that the dbus pid
file is unnecessary in a launchd world.

I posted a patchfile in #15081 that should fix it by removing the
pidfile. Perhaps someone with commit access can add it to the port?


Dan R. K. Ports              MIT CSAIL                http://drkp.net/

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