devel/dbus no longer starts at system poweron

Jeffrey Bouquet jeffreybouquet at
Mon Mar 2 20:50:59 UTC 2015

On 03/02/15 06:57, Beeblebrox wrote:
>>> Using dbus-1.8.12, /etc/rc.conf has (dbus_enable="YES",
>>> slim_enable="YES"). This works no more. X.Org starts, but cannot
>>> login to any Desktop because dbus actually is not running and has
>>> not started.
>>> Kill Xorg, then manually "service onestart" dbus, and slim.
>>> I can then start to my desktop managers.
>> what do dmesg and /var/log/messages say?
>> Erich
> This problem was resolved some time back (through an update I believe) but is now back. No error message is registered in /var/log/messages or any other log. However, combing through the output on TTY0, I found this:
> Starting dbus
> Shared object '' not found required by 'dbus-daemon'
> /etc/rc: WARNING: failed to start dbus
> After system is booted, form any TTY*, "# service dbus onestart" results in normal startup. Not setting any dbus_flags and not using gdm_enable.
> # pkg info -l expat > expat-2.1.0_2:
> /usr/local/bin/xmlwf
> /usr/local/include/expat.h
> /usr/local/include/expat_external.h
> /usr/local/lib/libexpat.a
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/expat.pc
> /usr/local/man/man1/xmlwf.1.gz
> (files separately confirmed with ls /usr/local/lib/*expat*)
I've the same problem
(libexpat and dbus-daemon)
and posted to the freebsd-current list a few days ago.
Rebuilt every dependency...  etc. 
One other port also does not start *uuid* ...

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