<servicedir> scanning order
joseph.artsimovich at youview.com
Tue Jul 16 09:41:20 PDT 2013
In a system we are developing, we are going to have identically named
.service files (with different Exec attribute) in 2 different locations.
We want one of those locations to have higher priority than another.
>From dbus manual page it follows that <servicedir> entries are scanned
in reverse order they appear in config file:
Adds a directory to scan for .service files. Directories are scanned
starting with the last to appear
in the config file (the first .service file found that provides a
particular service will be used).
Unfortunately my tests show that <servicedir> entries are really scanned
in the order they appear in config file.
It looks like either the documentation or implementation needs to be fixed.
Software Engineer at YouView TV Ltd
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