DBus .service file location

Sebastian Trüg strueg at mandriva.com
Wed Nov 29 05:48:25 PST 2006

On Wednesday 29 November 2006 14:20, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Sebastian Trüg wrote:
> >* Do all .service files have to be installed in the
> > /usr/share/dbus-1/services dir or is it possible to specify another
> > folder?
> That depends on your session.conf file. There are two sets of dirs that
> are searched:
> 1) PREFIX/share/dbus-1/services
> 2) $XDG_DATA_DIRS/share/dbus-1/services
> Where XDG_DATA_DIRS defaults to /usr:/usr/local, if not set.
> If you want to specify more folders, you have to modify session.conf (or
> session-local.conf, which is recommended).

great. thanks.

> >* Do I have to specify the full path to the exec binary or can I rely on
> > PATH?
> I'd say relying on PATH is a very bad practice. The PATH that applies is
> that with which the dbus-daemon was launched -- and that can be empty.



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