D-BUS required changes in KDE 4

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri May 26 10:35:50 BST 2006

David Faure wrote:
>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?

We could, but why not do it in the libdbus-1 library itself and let all 
programs using D-BUS to benefit from it?

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