should request_name org.freedesktop.DBus fail?
John (J5) Palmieri
johnp at redhat.com
Mon Nov 7 10:15:47 PST 2005
This looks like a bug since "org.freedesktop.DBus" is a special name
which does not go through the normal code paths. Can you file this in
bugzilla? I think once we get the next release out we will want to
start cleaning these up. Right now I want to concentrate on getting the
API changes in.
On Mon, 2005-11-07 at 11:51 +0000, Robert McQueen wrote:
> I've just been refactoring some of the bus name request code in the
> Python bindings, and wrote a test case to check that errors were being
> correctly caught (a first for bus names in the Python bindings...
> hnnrgh). I wanted something that would always be taken, so I tried
> requesting org.freedesktop.DBus, but it retured
> DBUS_REQUEST_NAME_REPLY_PRIMARY_OWNER. Given that you can /always/ send
> messages to the bus on org.freedesktop.DBus, surely you should never be
> able to think you've registered this name?
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