Bug? org.freedesktop.DBus no longer has unique name :1.0

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Fri Oct 12 10:50:42 PDT 2007


John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> That sounds fine to me.  I'll special case it.  The reason I want it is
> I am writing a dev console for D-Bus and knowing the PIDs of everything
> connected to the bus is helpful when debugging what is going on and who
> is sending what.  Basically I get the pid and on Linux convert that to a
> process name by looking in /proc (not sure if this works in other
> Unixes).  The idea is to be able to recreate the conditions of a bug so
> if your app was activated with certain switches you would see this and
> be able to start it in gdb or other debuggers.  If we get an error while
> looking for the PID I just display 'Unknown or Remote'.

Cool, sounds like a useful tool. Allowing people to visualize the bus 
will help be sure people implement introspection as well, I think.

You probably want to special case the "bus driver" in this tool anyway, 
show it as a special thing somehow.


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