Fwd: User bus conclusion

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Wed Nov 10 23:26:23 GMT 2010

On Wednesday, 10 de November de 2010 22:42:53 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 November 2010, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Em Quarta-feira, 10 de Novembro de 2010, às 17:13:20, David Faure
> escreveu:
> > > Yes for daemons a user bus sounds good. But not for anything with a
> > > GUI - e.g. you wouldn't be able to run any kuniqueapplication
> > > twice (once on each display), since the bus would tell it "you're
> > > already running".
> > 
> > Think about it: some of the kuniqueapplications must be relying on
> > their uniqueness to access resources that mustn't be shared. Not all
> > of them will have additional locks like kmail does.
> Well, then those "unique" applications need to be fixed. $HOME on
> network shares is a reality and, judging from complaints on the KDE PIM
> mailing lists, people do start a KDE session on a second computer
> without first logging out of a KDE session running on another computer.

Indeed. That's a good point right there.

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