Multiple logins

Havoc Pennington
Tue, 06 Jan 2004 21:43:13 -0500

On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 15:54, C.J. Collier wrote:
> I haven't read much about dbus besides the intro stuff on the
> freedesktop page, but I was speaking with some folks at MS the other
> day, and they brought up something that dbus may have a problem with:
> When there are multiple users logged in to a single system, which one
> has console?  Where do the "Network Cable Plugged In" messages go?

The messages go to all of them. dbus itself doesn't set policy about
which user will see dialogs; possible answers are the first one to log
in, all of them, none of them (noninteractive action), etc.