Why can't I send signals to dbus?

Luna Luan luanying at huawei.com
Tue Sep 8 23:42:52 PDT 2009

I tried "omitting --dest=org.freedesktop.Hal" and it worked!!!
Thank u Martin!
It's really helpful!!!

Martin Vidner wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 08:14:40PM -0700, Luna Luan wrote:
>> #dbus-send --system --type=signal --dest=org.freedesktop.Hal
>> /org/freedesktop/Hal/Manager org.freedesktop.Hal.Manager.DeviceAdded
>> then check the txt file,i find that each time a send a DeviceAdded
>> signal,i
>> only got two "NameOwnerChanged" signals, why can't i find the
>> "DeviceAdded"(or other my customized signals) signal i sent??
> Signals are broadcast, but you are sending it to a single recipient
> (TO Hal, which is wrong, it should come FROM Hal). Then it is not
> really a signal and the monitor does not see it.
> Try omitting --dest=org.freedesktop.Hal
> -- 
> Martin Vidner, YaST developer
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