Emitting signals

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Fri Jul 29 02:16:42 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 16:44 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> 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
>         message. 
> 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.

I think I probably allowed destinations on signals on purpose. The spec
could maybe be clearer on that.


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