Devuan bug report logs - #394
Cinnamon on Beowulf - Power Management fails to update battery status

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Package: gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0; Maintainer for gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0 is Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>;

Reported by: josh.bowyer@protonmail.com

Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:48:04 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: beowulf

Found in version 1:0.9.23-2+devuan1.3

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Report forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:48:04 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Acknowledgement sent to josh.bowyer@protonmail.com:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:48:05 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


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From: josh.bowyer@protonmail.com
To: "submit@bugs.devuan.org" <submit@bugs.devuan.org>
Subject: Cinnamon on Beowulf - Power Management fails to update battery status
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:28:48 +0000
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Package: gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0
Version: 1:0.9.23-2+devuan1.3

On Devuan Beowulf, the Cinnamon Power Management (and therefore also the battery indicator applet) fail to read updated information from the system.

The script that handles this is cs_power.py, which is a module called by cinnamon-settings.py. I have pared it down to the bare minimum lines to return the battery percentage and state:

###################################################################
#!/usr/bin/python3

import gi
gi.require_version('CinnamonDesktop', '3.0')
gi.require_version('UPowerGlib', '1.0')
from gi.repository import CinnamonDesktop, Gdk, UPowerGlib, Gio

(UP_ID, UP_VENDOR, UP_MODEL, UP_TYPE, UP_ICON, UP_PERCENTAGE, UP_STATE, UP_SECONDS) = range(8)

up_client = UPowerGlib.Client.new()

csd_power_proxy = Gio.DBusProxy.new_sync(
    Gio.bus_get_sync(Gio.BusType.SESSION, None),
    Gio.DBusProxyFlags.NONE,
    None,
    "org.cinnamon.SettingsDaemon.Power",
    "/org/cinnamon/SettingsDaemon/Power",
    "org.cinnamon.SettingsDaemon.Power",
    None)

devices = csd_power_proxy.GetDevices()
for device in devices:
    if device[UP_TYPE] == UPowerGlib.DeviceKind.BATTERY:
        batdevice = device
percentage = batdevice[UP_PERCENTAGE]
state = batdevice[UP_STATE]

print(percentage)
print(state)
###############################################

The result, when I ran it, showed 89% and discharging whereas $(upower -i /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT0) returned 58% and charging. Therefore the issue is with UPowerGlib, which is provided by the package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0

Current software versions:

Lenovo Thinkpad T480s
Linux Josh-Laptop 4.19.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.98-1 (2020-01-26) x86_64 GNU/Linux
Devuan Beowulf
gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0/now 1:0.9.23-2+devuan1.3 amd64
cinnamon-settings-daemon/testing,now 3.8.4-2 amd64
upower/now 1:0.9.23-2+devuan1.3 amd64
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Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 20:48:01 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Message #8 received at 394@bugs.devuan.org (full text, mbox, reply):

From: Mark Hindley <mark@hindley.org.uk>
To: 394@bugs.devuan.org, josh.bowyer@protonmail.com
Subject: Re: Cinnamon on Beowulf - Power Management fails to update battery status
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 20:25:22 +0000
Josh,

Thanks for this.

Devuan has reverted to Debian's packages for beowulf. Unfortunately they 
don't have an epoch, so it *looks* like a downgrade to apt. However, we 
need to know if this issue is still present with those packages.

The Debian upower versions are 0.99.10-1

 apt install --allow-downgrades upower/beowulf

You might need to manually install the libraries too.

Thanks.

Mark



Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:18:02 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Acknowledgement sent to Mark Hindley <mark@hindley.org.uk>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:18:02 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Message #13 received at 394@bugs.devuan.org (full text, mbox, reply):

From: Mark Hindley <mark@hindley.org.uk>
To: josh.bowyer@protonmail.com, 394@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: Re: Cinnamon on Beowulf - Power Management fails to update battery status
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:01:32 +0000
Control: tags -1 beowulf
Control: notfound -1 0.99.10-1

On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 08:36:38PM +0000, josh.bowyer@protonmail.com wrote:
>    Downgrading upower and gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0 fixes the issue. Battery
>    state changes are immediately reflected in the power management window
>    and the battery applet.

Great.

We will need to ensure that this requirement goes in the Release notes for
ascii->beowulf upgrades.

Mark

Added tag(s) beowulf. Request was from Mark Hindley <mark@hindley.org.uk> to 394-submit@bugs.devuan.org. (Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:18:04 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Mon, 13 Apr 2020 09:48:01 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


Acknowledgement sent to "Jim@UAR" <jimmy.liu@universalagriresources.com>:
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Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Mon, 13 Apr 2020 12:33:02 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


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Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, Daniel Reurich <daniel@devuan.org>:
bug#394; Package gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0. (Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:18:01 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).


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To: 394@bugs.devuan.org
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