[PATCH] do not call _dbus_warn_check_failed on checks

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Tue Nov 14 04:10:14 PST 2006

Daniel Stone wrote:
>> For another, there might be a lot of state kept in the applications
>> that may or may not be transferred to the new connection. This is
>> especially true for the unique connection names, which will be
>> restarted. Other problems also include race conditions when a call
>> comes in just after restart and the target wasn't yet present, etc.
>It's difficult, and you can never get it absolutely, perfectly,
>bullet-proof, 100% bug-free.  But you can optimise for the common case
>and get it right 99.9% of the time.  And when the planets align and
>conspire against you to cause one tiny minor failure in an extreme
>corner case, then it's still better than exit(3), which works for
>exactly 0.0% of the cases.

That is true.

But to reduce chance of error, the bus shouldn't be restarted unless 
absolutely necessary.

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