[libvirt PATCH 09/15] systemd: check org.freedesktop.machine1 registration

Marc-André Lureau marcandre.lureau at redhat.com
Tue Apr 7 10:29:29 UTC 2020


On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 11:50 AM Ján Tomko <jtomko at redhat.com> wrote:
> On a Monday in 2020, marcandre.lureau at redhat.com wrote:
> >From: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau at redhat.com>
> >
> >Since commit f10bd740e178c89f24d0b0298d0b5413537d0699 ("Cache the
> >presence of machine1 service"), the code checks for systemd1
> >registration. Not totally unreasonable, but that seems odd since we
> >actually check machined presence in this function.
> That is intentional.
> We only count the systemd-based services as really activatable
> if systemd1 is already registered.
> On some Frankenstein'd Gentoo systems with systemd installed
> but not started, the services were showing up as activatable
> but failed with obscure errors.
> Some history:
> commit 12ee0b98d3ddcb2c71cdb2352512153791ebcb7e
>      Check if systemd is running before creating machines
> https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commitdiff;h=12ee0b98
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=493246#c22

Ok, I imagined something like that. However, making systemd a
hard-dependency for machine1 is not a good solution. In theory,
machine1 could have a different implementation that doesn't rely on

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