per-user dbus

Colin Walters walters at
Fri Nov 13 08:30:25 PST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Havoc Pennington <hp at> wrote:
> The big reason for a session bus, not (user,machine) bus historically,
> was that old-KDE had everything per-session and largely Just Worked
> with NFS and multiple sessions,

I wouldn't call it "Just Works" personally.   NFS and multiple
sessions give you the Last One Wins behavior, which is a pretty quick
path to data loss under any real-world usage besides "Oh look, I can
log into the desktop twice!" demos.  Open an openoffice document on
display/session A, go to another department/home, log in again on
display B, try to access your document, make a quick modification
forgetting you had it open in session A...

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