[blfs-support] Test of at-spi2-core-2.6.3 fails - Problem in D-Bus ?

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Fri Mar 15 09:30:41 PDT 2013

On 03/15/2013 04:20 PM, Niels Terp wrote:
> Hi,
> When I test at-spi2-core-2.6.3, I get the error:
> process 19874: arguments to dbus_bus_get_unique_name() were incorrect, assertion "connection != NULL" failed in file dbus-bus.c line 813.
> This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library.
>    D-Bus not built with -rdynamic so unable to print a backtrace
> /bin/sh: line 5: 19874 Afbrudt (SIGABRT)       ${dir}$tst
> FAIL: dbtest
> ===============================================================
> 1 of 1 test failed
> Please report to accessibility-atspi at lists.linux-foundation.org
> ===============================================================
> make[2]: *** [check-TESTS] Fejl 1
> make[2]: Forlader katalog '/home/niels/xc/at-spi2-core-2.6.3/dbind'
> make[1]: *** [check-am] Fejl 2
> make[1]: Forlader katalog '/home/niels/xc/at-spi2-core-2.6.3/dbind'
> make: *** [check-recursive] Fejl 1
> I have ALL the dependencies installed.
> I have tried to recompile dbus, to no avail. Also tried to run the tests of dbus, which ends in an error message about missing Python modules - which completes the circle: I am compiling at-spi2-core as part of installing Python modules.
> How should I move on ? Can I ignore the D-Bus error, or is it important ? If so, how can I compile D-Bus with -rdynamic (I don't find it in ./configure --help) ?
> Niels

Tests will fail if you are not running them from dbus-launch-ed X11
session. It should be safe to ignore the error. Also, doing tests for
desktop packages is pointless imho.

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