Location of system socket

Felipe Gasper felipe at felipegasper.com
Sun Dec 16 23:44:34 UTC 2018

> On Dec 16, 2018, at 5:50 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.nz> wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:20:04 -0500, Felipe Gasper wrote:
>> My MacPorts dbus install puts the system socket
>> at /opt/local/var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket. That path is hard-coded
>> into libdbus but doesn’t appear to be available to any other client
>> library.
>> Is this a bug in the MacPorts installation, then?
> Well, the protocol could specify a different default location for each
> platform, I guess.

/opt/local is a MacPorts convention; I doubt Homebrew (or a straight-up macOS compile/install) use it.

I’ve opened a bug with the MacPorts maintainers; I’ll see what comes.

Thank you!


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