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dbus and GNOME 3.14.2 on FreeBSD 11 CURRENT

There was an update of GNOME3 for FreeBSD 11 CURRENT, and now it is 3.14.2 instead of 3.14.0. The package that can really make a difference after this update is dbus – if left in rc.conf the way it ran in GNOME2 days, similar to this:

devfs_system_ruleset=”localrules”
#dbus_enable=”YES”
#hald_enable=”YES”
#avahi_daemon_enable=”YES”
#avahi_dnsconfd_enable=”YES”
gnome_enable=”YES”
tor_enable=”YES”

it will freeze the boot, and your console will be spammed with the race conditioned messages from dbus, so much that you will think that FreeBSD just switched to systemd, too 🙂

Simply abandon the old ways, and let a single “gnome_enable=YES” in the /etc/rc.conf take care about all of the dependencies it requires.

GNOME 3.14.0 did ignore it well, GNOME 3.14.2 does not forgive it in the rc.conf.