Guidance in (re)design of sytem using dbus
simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk
Fri Dec 14 14:57:57 PST 2007
On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 at 08:48:43 +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Yes, a simple signal from the privileged service to all system tray
> applets would be enough for status updates. The receivers do not require
> anything special to listen for signals, not even unique bus names. The
> service, however, should have a unique name.
... by which you meant "well-known bus name". A well-known bus name
(aka "service name") looks like com.example.MyApp; the privileged service
needs one of these, the receivers don't.
(A unique name looks like :1.12 - all D-Bus connections automatically have one
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