[RFC] Making D-Bus suitable for being run early during boot
walters at verbum.org
Fri Jul 9 08:28:07 PDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Lennart Poettering <mzqohf at 0pointer.de> wrote:
> a) /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services must be moved to
> /lib/dbus/system-services. Probably uncontroversial, since many
> distributions already install D-Bus in /bin, but this dir was simply
> forgotten. People should install their service files to
> `pkg-config dbus-1 --variable=system_bus_services_dir`, and for those
> which don't we could provide a compat symlink for a while.
For values of "while" meaning "forever" probably =)
> b) The system bus should become an abstract namespace socket by
> default. This would require changing of the spec.
This is a pretty incompatible change.
> the client
Ah, but there's not "the" client. There are at least four dbus client
libraries that I can think of. All of them would need to be updated.
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