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FS#56989 - [avahi] warning in avahi-daemon startup log, Failed to read /etc/avahi/services

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gero (jlp2) - Sunday, 07 January 2018, 10:46 GMT
Last edited by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 01:49 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Due to a missing directory a warning in avahi-daemon startup log appears:
"Failed to read /etc/avahi/services."

Jan 07 10:55:04 avahi-daemon[359]: Found user 'avahi' (UID 84) and group 'avahi' (GID 84).
Jan 07 10:55:04 avahi-daemon[359]: Successfully dropped root privileges.
Jan 07 10:55:04 avahi-daemon[359]: avahi-daemon 0.7 starting up.
Jan 07 10:55:05 avahi-daemon[359]: Successfully called chroot().
Jan 07 10:55:05 avahi-daemon[359]: Successfully dropped remaining capabilities.
Jan 07 10:55:05 avahi-daemon[359]: Failed to read /etc/avahi/services.

This directory can contain services files that you want avahi to

May, the PKBUILD should create this folder

If I create this manually (mkdir /etc/avahi/services) the warning disapears

Additional info:
avahi 0.7-2 and avahi 0.7-3
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Closed by  Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 01:49 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  0.7-4