Unix FD Passing
mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Wed May 20 16:07:32 PDT 2009
On Wed, 20.05.09 18:13, Havoc Pennington (hp at pobox.com) wrote:
> Signals don't generate replies from each recipient, so that won't come
> up, just as it does not cause an error if there are apps on the bus
> that are not allowed to get the signal due to security policy.
> This can be handled exactly as with the security policy stuff afaict.
> Error replies only arise when a reply would be sent in the first
> place, which means only for method calls sent explicitly
> > I don't think this would be beneficial.
> Silent fail when a reply was requested/expected is just wrong. The
> method call sender would time out otherwise, which is sucky and makes
> debugging pretty annoying.
> It's very easy to just make this work nicely.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net
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