D-BUS required changes in KDE 4

David Faure faure at kde.org
Fri May 26 10:30:52 BST 2006

On Friday 26 May 2006 11:20, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> There are two things I have found out during my port of kdelibs to D-BUS 
> that we will have to address:
> 1) Currently, the D-BUS session daemon isn't automatically started. This 
> requires the user to have his scripts set up to start the daemon *before* 
> any KDE application is started. For a KDE session, we can fix that with 
> startkde, but imagine a user running KMail in TWM: KMail will refuse to 
> start.

We currently have code to start kdeinit (which starts dcopserver) when
a kde application doesn't manage to contact dcopserver (cf KApplication::startKdeinit
and KApplication::dcopFailure). Can't we do exactly the same with DBUS?

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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