checking whether a service is running

Colin Walters walters at
Mon Mar 28 08:23:00 PDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Mike Gorse <mgorse at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to either check whether a DBus name is taken without
> registering it or to prevent the service from being auto-launched when
> making a call via libdbus?

org.freedesktop.DBus.NameHasOwner on the bus.  Also, the
dbus_message_set_auto_start method controls on a per-message basis
whether it should auto-activate the service.

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