[patch] dbus system activation

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Thu Jun 14 03:44:26 PDT 2007

On 6/14/07, Rudi Cilibrasi, Ph.D. <cilibrar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/13/07, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
> > Rudi Cilibrasi, Ph.D. wrote:
> > >Would it make sense to just have some sort of "include file" facility
> > > for /usr/share/dbus/services and let the OS config tools / sysadmins
> > > handle the organization? Best regards,
> >
> > Sorry, I did not understand you. What do you mean?
> >
> > The paths for those can be defined in the system.conf and session.conf
> > files. However, changing them might not be wise: program installations
> > will create files in those dirs and expect them to work.
> I meant that we can avoid having to have more than one application change
> the
> same file by using  file-inclusion  the same way other servers or software
> systems
> that must share config information do.  Here is an example:
> I was suggesting that we make sure the services file language supports some
> sort of arbitrary inclusion in this way so that is makes it easier
> to manage shared or strangely changing config files.  So it was supposed to
> address your
> concern of not having more than one application have to potentially adjust
> the same file and
> therefore interfere with each other.

The daemon watches config files for automatic changes. It's a pain
(and not only for watching changes) if you allow to include arbitrary
files from all over the system.


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