[RFC] Making D-Bus suitable for being run early during boot

Lennart Poettering mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Fri Jul 9 13:50:20 PDT 2010

On Fri, 09.07.10 14:36, David Zeuthen (zeuthen at gmail.com) wrote:

> GLib's (new) D-Bus implementation (in libgio-2.0.so) would need to be
> updated as well. It doesn't use the libdbus-1.so reference
> implementation at all.

Ah, I wasn't aware that you replaced the low-level parts as well.

Are you planning to implement gdbus-daemon as well?

> > And 4 libs doesn't sound too bad to me. Quite doable for most
> > distributors...
> Typically Win32- and OS X apps bundle D-Bus implementations (and other
> libraries such as GTK+) and we can't really retroactively update
> those. Then there's statically linked apps which is the same. Then
> there's the bindings and/or apps implementing the D-Bus protocol that
> we don't even know about. Sorry, but I'm surprised that you think such
> a change is OK.

At least for Windows/OSX apps the abstract socket doesn't matter at

But yepp, I already proposed listening on both sockets...


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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