On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 15:45 -0400, Paul Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:37:06 -0700, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 13:17 -0400, Paul Smith wrote:
> > > How does Evolution decide where to get e-d-s, plugins, etc.?  How can I
> > > reset it to run the ones in /usr/bin and ignore the stuff in /opt/evo?
> > > I don't remember doing anything special to switch it over to /opt/evo in
> > > the first place.
> > 
> > You can control it with environment variables:
> > 
> > LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/evo/lib
> >    Overrides the search path for dynamically loaded libraries.
> > 
> > BONOBO_ACTIVATION_PATH=/opt/evo/lib/bonobo/servers
> >    Overrides the search path for Bonobo servers.
> 
> Hm, this doesn't seem to help for me.  I now have the opposite problem.
> On my work system I reinstalled from Ubuntu 7.10 scratch (because I
> wanted to repartition my disk to have a separate /home partition).
> 
> I started Evolution from /usr/bin and it worked OK.  Then I decided I
> wanted to run with a version I had built myself from SVN, and
> compiled/installed it into /opt/evo.
> 
> I have a shell script I'm running to start Evo, and it sets up my
> environment then logs all kinds of details, so I know my environment is
> correct; here's an excerpt from the log (obtained by running "env |
> sort" so I know these are properly exported as well):
> 
>         BONOBO_ACTIVATION_PATH=/opt/evo/lib/bonobo/servers
>         LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/evo/lib/evolution/2.12:/opt/evo/lib
>         
> PATH=/opt/evo/libexec/evolution/2.12:/opt/evo/libexec:/opt/evo/bin:/home/psmith/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/games
>         Evolution start on Mon Oct 29 15:35:55 EDT 2007: 
> '/opt/evo/bin/evolution'
> 
> But when I use ps to see what's running, I get:
> 
>         $ ps -aef | grep evo
>         psmith    1512  7673  6 15:40 pts/5    00:00:01 /opt/evo/bin/evolution
>         psmith    1526     1  0 15:40 ?        00:00:00 
> /usr/lib/evolution/evolution-data-server-1.12 
> --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_DataServer_InterfaceCheck 
> --oaf-ior-fd=25
>         psmith    1546     1  3 15:40 ?        00:00:00 
> /usr/lib/evolution/2.12/evolution-exchange-storage 
> --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Exchange_Component_Factory:2.12 
> --oaf-ior-fd=27
>         psmith    1561     1  0 15:40 ?        00:00:00 
> /usr/lib/evolution/2.12/evolution-alarm-notify 
> --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Calendar_AlarmNotify_Factory:2.12 
> --oaf-ior-fd=29
> 
> (Before I started /opt/evo/bin/evolution there were no processes running
> containing the string "evo").
> 
> Can anyone tell me why it always invoking the stuff in /usr/lib, instead
> of the stuff in /opt/evo/lib, even though I've set LD_LIBRARY_PATH,
> BONOBO_ACTIVATION_PATH, etc. etc.?  And, how to change this?

I think the problem is that bonobo-activation-server is already running
from /usr and only knows about the /usr components, and so when
evolution requests them, it starts from from there rather than from /opt

Hope that helps...

Jeff


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