[Slackbuilds-users] Situation regarding dbus and webkit

Dave W. dave at slackbuilds.org
Thu Sep 29 21:23:28 UTC 2022

> > Hi all,
> > So there's a situation upstream with webkit, dbus and the epiphany browser.
> > Basically, in future versions of webkit, because the default dbus socket
> > path is an abstract socket, it will crash pretty much no matter what.
> > What needs to change to get around this, is to change
> > <listen>unix:tmpdir=/tmp</listen> in /usr/share/dbus-1/session.conf to
> > <listen>unix:dir=/tmp</listen>.
> > Now upstream dbus is considering making the latter default. Now my question
> > for all of you, is simply. What do? When I next update epiphany should I
> > include instructions for the user to modify their session.conf to get it
> > working?
> > Relevant issues:
> > https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/issues/1852
> > https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=245843
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/-/issues/416
> Have you read /etc/dbus-1/session.conf and tried making an e.g.
> session-local.conf or files matching session.d/*.conf ?

Sorry, that was incomplete - should have said that if that works,
then make a .new file for doinst.sh to install.


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