Activation: Service providers providing more than one service

Jason Keirstead
Mon, 12 Jan 2004 08:48:13 -0400

On January 09, 2004 12:24 pm, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> 2) Have a service provider that can provide several services: For 
>    example a .service file would contain information about all the
>    services a certain service provider provides, example:
> <serviceprovider name="org.gnome.Foo">
>   <exec>/opt/gnome2/libexec/foo-d</exec>
>   <service name="org.gnome.Foo.ServiceA"/>
>   <service name="org.gnome.Foo.ServiceB"/>
> </serviceprovider>
>   The bus can then see that when someone tries to activate 
>   org.gnome.Foo.ServiceB while it is still activating service provider
>   org.gnome.Foo it should wait until the service provider is activated.
> Any suggestions?

I am not a DBUS core dev, but to me the second suggestion seems much more 
appropriate from a design standpoint.

Jason Keirstead 
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