Emitting signals

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Fri Jul 29 01:44:52 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 09:53 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> I think it may be possible to dbus_message_set_destination() on a
> signal, also; I don't remember. Try it and see...

Well, this works.  Considering the Message Bus Specification says this:

        Signals normally do not specify a destination; they are sent to
        all applications with message matching rules that match the
Should that paragraph be changed to cover the case of signals which do
have a destination specified, or is this a bug in the bus?

Personally I'd like the former, I've two major applications which would
be far nicer to code with directed signals.

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