[systemd-devel] [PATCH 0/5] kdbus: allow multiple policies

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Fri Aug 1 04:20:04 PDT 2014

On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Simon McVittie
<simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk> wrote:
> On 31/07/14 21:38, Kay Sievers wrote:
>> We have one .busname file per name and it will get really complicated
>> to start stop a busname, when it has multiple names per connection. We
>> should really avoid that and require one connection per name and allow
>> only name.
> I might be misunderstanding what you're getting at here (unfortunately I
> still haven't had time to review the kdbus design or codebase in detail)
> but are you saying that under kdbus, each connection to the bus (thing
> with a unique name like :1.42, analogous to DBusConnection) is only
> allowed to own one well-known name (thing like org.freedesktop.systemd1)?

No, it is not about connections that exchange messages, but about
policy holders which cannot communicate themselves.

Ordinary connections can own many well-known names.


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