using dbus peer to peer, i.e. without external bus daemon

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Mar 26 13:01:49 PDT 2009

Havoc Pennington wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 4:22 AM, Alexander Neundorf
><neundorf at> wrote:
>> I tried to connect to my self-made dbus server using Qt4 (address:
>> unix:path=/tmp/mydbusserver) , and it hangs in
>> QDBusConnection::connectToBus().
>> In my server I receive two signal messages with interface
>> org.freedesktop.DBus, object /org/freedesktop/DBus, and member
>> NameAcquired, sender is org.freedesktop.DBus.
>> And I receive them in the moment when my Qt applications tries to
>> connect. I'm a bit confused, does the Qt application send these
>> signals ? But they say the sender is org.freedesktop.DBus.
>I can't explain that, best guess you must be somehow actually
>connecting to dbus-daemon instead of your server.
>connectToBus may well not work properly with a non-bus server, it
>likely expects the server to implement some of the bus stuff.

connectToBus expects to connect to a bus daemon.

You want the connectToPeer function, which is not implemented.

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