OLPC and .service files in a users home directory
thiago at kde.org
Mon Oct 30 23:17:02 PST 2006
Havoc Pennington wrote:
>If we did put the [D-BUS Service] group from the .service file into a
>.desktop file in the menu hierarchy, would the session bus daemon need
>to parse all the .desktop files? Remember it isn't using the
>desktop-specific cache capabilities to do it, and has to do it on
>login... in addition to being less numerous, .service files lack
>translations and are thus a lot smaller.
Hmm... I guess you've got the strongest reasons there. It's much simpler
to make the desktop understand D-Bus service files (and why would we need
that?) than to make D-Bus understand the desktop menu.
>where if the DBusName key is present, the owner of that name has to
>support an interface like org.freedesktop.Launchable that can be used to
>run the application with the given DBusArgs. This could (maybe) make
>opening a new window in an already-running app an instantaneous
>operation, instead of forking a new process that does a bunch of
>initialization and connects to dbus only to hand off to the old process.
That's a good idea too.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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