capture and replay signals

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Aug 18 09:23:43 PDT 2010

On Wednesday 18 August 2010 09:57:17 Sven wrote:
> Is this possible? I could not do it, i suppose because of application B
> subscribed only for signals from Application A right? dbus-send will emit
> the signal, but with a different "sender=". So i suppose that is the
> reason why the signal doesn't arrive at B. Am i right? Can i still
> simulate a Signal from A somehow without modifying A or B?

Hi Sven

Your understanding is correct. 

Of course, it depends how the target application was configured to listen for 
the signal. If it's listening for the signal of a specific interface coming 
from any application, your dbus-send functionality should work.

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