Are D-Bus signals received by the emitting app?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Sep 29 12:18:13 BST 2007

David Jarvie wrote:
>I'm attempting to write a unit test for some changes to the
> KSystemTimeZones class, but when the unit test emits a D-Bus signal, it
> is not picked up by the KSystemTimeZones instance which is instanciated
> within the unit test. When the same signal is emitted by ktimezoned, it
> is picked up by KSystemTimeZones in a different app. Can a D-Bus signal
> be received by the same app which emitted it? If not, is there any way
> round this so that the unit test instance can be made to think it's
> receiving the signal?

They are received if there's something listening for it.

Signal reception requires the event loop.
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