Can't use --nofork for KUniqueApplications from another kde process

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Wed Dec 17 21:57:22 GMT 2008

A Dimecres 17 Desembre 2008, Hamish Rodda va escriure:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to implement the "run in external terminal" feature for
> kdevelop, basically the aim is to be able to launch a new konsole with the
> user's program running inside it.
> However, I want to run konsole with --nofork, so that kdevelop remains
> associated with the konsole, can track the life of the running program, and
> can kill it if desired.
> It works fine without passing --nofork to konsole, and works if there's no
> other konsole process running, but if there's another konsole running, it
> fails with the message "KUniqueApplication: Can't setup D-Bus service.
> Probably already running."
> My guess is this is because kdevelop's dbus connection is being used to try
> to register org.kde.konsole, but konsole itself has already registered it.
> Is there any way to get around this?

Not sure if that means much, but i can launch two "konsole --nofork" from a 
shell. If i can do that why kdevelop can't?


> Cheers,
> Hamish.

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