User bus?

Havoc Pennington hp at
Fri Feb 15 19:01:18 PST 2008


On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 9:55 PM, Patryk Zawadzki <patrys at> wrote:
>  Sure but it sometimes fails (for example X segfaults).

If X segfaults, then dbus-launch should lose the X connection and kill

>  Just make the dbus client library ask CK and cache the values instead
>  of relying on ENV variables.
>  I agree that any program relying on ENV variable propagation is broken in 2008.

How do you think ConsoleKit works? It sets an env variable,
XDG_SESSION_COOKIE. Making dbus rely on CK is just going the long way
round to still use an env variable.


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