Monitoring message returns, using dbus-monitor

Havoc Pennington hp at
Tue Mar 7 07:57:49 PST 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 11:28 +0000, Robert McQueen wrote:
> One thing I've been thinking would be useful for debugging was some kind
> of bus snooping mode where you could set a flag in the bus daemon to
> make it allow certain clients (dbus-monitor) to have their match rules
> applied to other people's messages. Obviously you would only want this
> when testing so it should be some flag or environment variable which you
> set to change the bus daemon's behaviour.

I think this already exists, search for eavesdrop in the dbus-daemon man


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