Using D-BUS to notify apps of a pending snapshot?

Sriram Ramkrishna sri at
Wed Aug 4 11:31:55 PDT 2004

I don't think D-BUS handles buses on other systems and as a sysadmin
I would like to be aware of snapshots on other machines for instance.
So thats something to think about.


On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 04:48:21PM +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> Hi folks
> I've been toying with the idea of using D-BUS
> ( ) to notify applications enhanced
> to be D-BUS aware of a pending snapshot, and thought I'd ask here for
> feedback. It's doubtful that I would be able to implement this myself -
> at least in a reasonable time-frame - but perhaps the idea might be
> useful to somebody.

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