Detecting connection to service

Havoc Pennington hp at
Fri Jun 9 10:14:36 PDT 2006

Roman I Khimov wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm trying to make a D-Bus service and recently have stumbled upon a 
> problem, I need to be able to detect when objects connect to my service and 
> perfrom some action on that event. From what can be found in D-Bus tutorial 
> and other places on the net there is a "Disconnect" signal in D-Bus 
> specification, but no symmetric "Connect" signal.
> Is there any other possible way to detect incoming connection to a service?

There's no stateful connection from one process to another in dbus, only 
from processes to the bus.

(The word "service" is misleading, wherever you saw it you might want to 
file a bug.)


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