[Kde-pim] D-Bus Message from KMail (Help!)
winter at kde.org
Sat Nov 15 20:45:47 GMT 2008
On Saturday 15 November 2008 12:44:31 pm Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Saturday 15 November 2008, Allen Winter wrote:
> > Hi,
> > When I run KMail stand-alone I see the following message on console
> > output. I've been trying to figure out a fix and give up.
> > kmail(26111)/kresources KRES::Resource::open: Opening resource "imap
> > address book" kmail(26111) KDBusServiceStarter::startServiceFor:
> > starting "/data/kde/share/applications/kde4/Kontact.desktop"
> > kmail(26111) KDBusServiceStarter::findServiceFor: DBus service is
> > available now, as "org.kde.kontact" kmail(26111)/kresources
> > Kolab::KMailConnection::checkReply: D-Bus communication failed. Reply
> > error is: QDBusError("org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownObject", "No
> > such object path '/Groupware'") Last interface error was:
> > QDBusError("org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownObject", "No such
> > object path '/Groupware'") kmail(26111)/kdepimlibs (kabc): "Unable to
> > open resource 'imap address book'!"
> > Can someone who knows D-Bus please have a look?
Ingo's analysis notwithstanding, the D-Bus message happens
no matter if I start Kontact first or KMail first. So I do think
something is broken.
> > The other strange thing: KMail starts, but then so does Kontact.
> > I think Kontact starts because I have a Kolab resource.
> > This isn't good.
I know.. I know.. Akonadi will solve this :)
> This problem did already exist in KDE 3.5. The problem is that both,
> KMail and Kontact provide the service DBUS/ResourceBackend/IMAP
> # find . -name '*.desktop' -print0 | xargs -0 \
> grep 'DBUS/ResourceBackend/IMAP'
> Now the problem is that if you start KMail, then KMail wants to open the
> address book via the IMAP resource. The IMAP resource asks KDE to start
> the DBUS/ResourceBackend/IMAP. The first match is Kontact.desktop so
> KDE tries to start Kontact. Starting Kontact fails because KMail is
> already running outside of Kontact.
> Maybe the actual problem is that KMail tries to open the address book
> before it has registered itself for the DBUS/ResourceBackend/IMAP
> service with D-Bus. Does KMail actually try to register itself actively
> for this service? Or is this supposed to be handled only via kmail's
> dbusimap.desktop file?
> FWIW, in KDE 3.5 I have "fixed" this problem on my computer by removing
> the installed kontactdcop.desktop file (that announced Kontact as
> provider of the service DCOP/ResourceBackend/IMAP).
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