Dbus daemon

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at trolltech.com
Thu Mar 9 07:16:15 PST 2006

Kalle Vahlman wrote:
>On 3/9/06, Robert McQueen <robert.mcqueen at collabora.co.uk> wrote:
>> It's already been discussed multiple times on the list and apparently
>> a user bus is too confusing or not really useful unless you make it a
>> user bus shared across a network cluster. I don't agree, and I think
>> that the consequence of this stance will be a proliferation of hacks
>> like the one I just sketched out (not to mention even grosser hacks
>> like Ubuntu's ACPI scripts grepping the environment of the user's
>> processes in /proc to find their session bus to tell their screensaver
>> to lock).
>This definitely sounds like stuff that should be conveyed through the
>system bus, doesn't it?


The only feature I can think of for a user-level bus is to send broadcasts 
or signals to all apps from that user.

Thiago José Macieira - thiago.macieira AT trolltech.com
Trolltech AS - Sandakerveien 116, NO-0402 Oslo, Norway
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