[linux-lvm] lvmdbusd failure(s) at ubuntu
mcsontos at redhat.com
Mon Dec 11 12:24:32 UTC 2017
On 12/11/2017 02:53 AM, Oliver Rath wrote:
> Hi list,
> Im playing around with the dbus-daemon, which shows me some strange
> * lvmdbusd doesnt run with the message
> # lvmdbusd
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/sbin/lvmdbusd", line 13, in <module>
> from lvmdbusd import main
> ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'lvmdbusd'
> *but* the module seems to be installed:
> # find /usr/lib/ -iname "lvmdbusd"
Hmmm, what does `/usr/bin/env python3` return?
I have fixed a bug usptream: lvmdbusd must use python 3 interpreter
detected by configure script not the python3 found in $PATH.
> Btw, lvmdbusd seems not to be installed for python2
That's true, it is not. It is python3 only.
> * lvmdbusd is a python-script, but the installer says "python is
> deprecated, use dbus instead". Can I use the dbus-interface (Im
> working on some examples in Rust for this) without the lvmdbusd?
It says "python bindings". It is those python2 and python3 bindings we
plan to remove in future - it never worked really well, had problems
with configuration - and lvmdbusd is the intended replacement.
D-Bus daemon is written in python(3). And it should not require python
bindings (and actually neither the applib - I fixed that bogus error
It may see and rewrite to a compiled language, if that happened to be a
> Is lvm via dbus possibly out of date and not longer useable?
It should not be.
> My system is ubuntu 17.10 with lvm2-git installed:
> # lvdisplay --version
> LVM version: 2.02.177(2)-git (2017-11-03)
> Library version: 1.02.146-git (2017-11-03)
> Driver version: 4.37.0
> Configuration: ./configure --enable-lvmetad --enable-lvmpolld
> --enable-dmfilemapd --enable-cmdlib --enable-applib
> --enable-dbus-service --enable-notify-dbus --enable-python2_bindings
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