Hi Daniel and Robert,
I am using this patch within our project since half a year and it works for our project.
@Daniel: Could you tell me what to clean up to bring it into connman?
From: Daniel Wagner <wagi(a)monom.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Manual removal of service provisioning settings
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 09:10:01PM -0000, robertweber95(a)gmail.com wrote:
I've noticed that when switching network connections, the old
settings remain in /var/lib/connman, even if I use the service
Remove() DBus method. Is it possible to remove these settings files
using the DBus API?
Currently there is no D-Bus API for removing stale settings. That reminds me of a
contribution which went directly into my inbox. I've just posted it on the mailing
list. IIRC, it adds a D-Bus API to remove the settings.
The patch needs a bit of cleanup from a quick glance though.
If not, is it safe for me to remove the service directories from the
filesystem manually after using DBus Remove method to remove the
If you are extra careful, you can remove any if ConnMan is not running.
IIRC, the settings file are not cached if not used. In the worst case, ConnMan writes a
Lastly, could you tell me a bit more about the normal behavior of the
provisioning settings, such as when those files are removed by connman
(if at all)?
Provisioning files wont be changed/removed by ConnMan. If you create one file as user, you
will be always the owner of this file.
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