bug with 5 code lines

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Wed Nov 18 00:38:46 PST 2009

Tor Lillqvist schrieb:
>> yeah I am wondering why "kde" is statically written in the debug message.
> Ah, OK. I thought the filename visible in that message was where
> *your* code was. Sorry.
>>> But yes, there is also something called "dbus4win"
>> Ok I will try it, maybe I will get better result with it.
> Only problem is that, as far as I know, they haven't done any source
> or binary releases. At least I couldn't find when I was looking. There
> is a git repository at git://repo.or.cz/dbus4win.git . The
> dbus4win-noncetcp branch is what one should use. I was told.
>> About dbus from  http://sourceforge.net/projects/windbus/
>> I am facing to a problem that I will try to describe:
>> - I am creating a desktop using CreateDesktop
>> (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms682124%28VS.85%29.aspx)
>> It's associated with a window station that I am also creating.
>> In this desktop I am launching the dbus-daemon --system.
> Hmm, interesting. Are you sure the windbus project is even supposed to
> support a system dbus on Windows? 
on the windbus project the system bus is unused and not tested. It may 
work or not. Patches are welcome
> What do you intend to do with this system dbus? On a modern Linux distro, the system dbus is used by the
> OS's system daemons etc to inform about system-wide events etc, I
> think? None of the OS system services / processes in Windows will do
> anythig with a system dbus. So what is the point? Why desperately
> trying to use dbus for system level stuff on Windows, when none of the
> software bundled with the OS will have no interaction with such a
> system dbus.
> (Sure, for communication among apps ported from Linux in a session, a
> session dbus makes sense on Windows.)
> (The above is of course just my opinion.Do tell how I am missing
> something, if necessary.)
> Anyway, discussion about windbus and how it works or doesn't might get
> more insightful replies on the windbus list. If they have one. 

> If the project is still alive. 
windbus is the recent dbus base for kde on windows, it it maintained in 
the kde on windows context.
> But maybe the windbus people are present here, too.
As far as i known there are several involved people subscribed to this 


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