D-Bus User Bus

Lennart Poettering mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Wed May 19 20:06:46 PDT 2010

On Wed, 19.05.10 23:00, Havoc Pennington (hp at pobox.com) wrote:

> > I think you should widen the focus here: there are probably more
> > per-machine background services than per-$HOME background services
> > around. I can list you more services like rygel, pa, gnome-user-share,
> > gnome-bluetooth, yadda yadda, that are inherently per-machine than you
> > can list me services like gconfd that are really per-$HOME. Want to play
> > that game with me?
> I would say what about apps as opposed to background services. i.e.
> any program that connects to the display *and* the bus.

Well, I am not sure what we are discussing here anymore, but let me say
that UI apps tend to write their settings via gconfd. And that is the
only thing your "last-write-wins" scheme currently covers. For
everything beyond settings (i.e. documents) "last-write-wins" is a


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