Unregistering a bus name

Rob Taylor robtaylor at floopily.org
Wed Sep 21 03:55:57 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 20:43 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 17:00 +0100, Rob Taylor wrote:
> > I notice at the moment there's no way to unregister a bus name in dbus.
> > We have a process that sometimes implements a given service and we'd
> > like to only have that bus name registered when that service is
> > available. Are there any particular obstacles to implementing this
> > functionality?
> I would have thought we already had it, but I guess it's an oversight.
> Should be trivial. It will conflict badly with any attempt to solve
> the TODO about RequestName though:
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dbus/2005-August/003207.html
> but that should be OK since nobody is working on that for the moment I
> don't think

Ah, that's good to know. I'll see if I can hack a patch up.


Rob Taylor

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