User bus conclusion

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Wed Nov 10 17:14:31 GMT 2010

On Wednesday 10 November 2010, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em Quarta-feira 10 Novembro 2010, às 10:37:57, Mark Kretschmann escreveu:
> > On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 12:29 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> > > D-Bus community is proposing to do away with the session bus and
> > > replace it with a user bus. Long story short, this means that multiple
> > > logins of the same user are not allowed by construction.
> >
> > What I would really like, and please excuse me if I'm wrong, as my
> > knowledge of D-Bus is limited:
> >
> > Built-in network transparency. As far as I know, D-Bus does not
> > support networking by itself, but needs some help for doing it. I
> > never understood why it's not in there, in the first place.
> D-Bus is not meant for network transparency. It's not part of its goals, so
> no one has tried to do it properly.
> Its stated goal is fast same-machine communication.

I'm not sure it reaches the "fast" part of this goal...


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