User bus?

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at
Tue Feb 19 01:02:39 PST 2008

On Feb 16, 2008 11:11 AM, Patryk Zawadzki <patrys at> wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2008 9:25 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> > Making dbus-launch talk to ConsoleKit wouldn't be that difficult. And it
> > would require no changes at all in libdbus-1.
> Right, if you place the code in dbus-launch it can just give you back
> what CK knows or fallback to X storage instead of launching a new
> process.

> > But I must warn against per-user instead of per-user-and-session busses.
> > Many applications will simply not work correctly if the session bus spans
> > multiple desktop sessions.
> No, I already agreed with Havoc that this wouldn't have any extra
> benefit and would be a pain to maintain. Given that CK knows which
> session goes where, it would be possible to talk to other session
> buses of the same user anyway, a simple GiveMeMyOtherBuses() DBUS
> method would be enough.

Havoc, would you see that as a viable change?

Patryk Zawadzki
PLD Linux Distribution

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