D-Bus User Bus

Lennart Poettering mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Wed May 19 20:13:42 PDT 2010

On Wed, 19.05.10 22:44, Havoc Pennington (hp at pobox.com) wrote:

> Hi,
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Lennart Poettering <mzqohf at 0pointer.de> wrote:
> > Let's not forget that gdm currently makes it impossible to login twice
> > as the same user.
> gah! doesn't that mean that the _only_ way to get two sessions per
> homedir is network homedir?

nah, ssh/console. Again, I think SSH matters more than $HOME NFS.

> So what is the point of this whole user bus thing if you've already
> declared one session per user per machine to be the policy, the
> session bus is effectively already what you want...

No, because it doesn't cover ssh/console/cron/screen.

> Is this just a fix for ssh sessions? What thing in an ssh session
> wants to use the bus anyhow?

auth stuff, audio stuff.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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