D-Bus and Mac OS X

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Sep 1 11:10:24 BST 2006

Benjamin Reed wrote:
>The problem is, the only way to manipulate a user's environment at the
>finder level is to edit ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist, and then, it only
>works after you log out and back in.
>The "proper" way to handle such things, at least on 10.4, is to use
>launchd.  The way it works is, we would have to add launchd support to
>D-Bus (which means being able to talk to launchd to provision sockets
>for talking to users) and to QtDBus (ask launchd for the socket to use
>to communicate with the session bus).
>Unfortunately, that's where my knowledge ends.  :)  Does anyone have
>experience with one or both on OSX and mind helping me out on trying
>to implement this?  Does this seem like the right way to go about

Isn't there any script that is run during the user login process?

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