Calligra DBus Issues

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Mar 21 20:40:11 GMT 2011

On Monday, 21 de March de 2011 21:23:50 Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
> On 21 March 2011 20:37, Rohan Garg <rohangarg at> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I currently see a huge issue with the naming of the Calligra DBus
> > issue in place currently, it seems that it uses the pid of Calligra
> > appended to the dbus interface.Due to this one cannot have a standard
> > dbus call to calligra and will have to write extra code to figure out
> > what the current PID of Calligra is and append it to the dbus calls.
> > 
> > Is there a particular reason as to why this was chosen, or is it
> > simply another bug waiting to be fixed?
> Hello,
> First thing to check: is this specific to Calligra? I cannot remeber a
> reason why we would need to differ from KDE apps. So checking other
> Qt/KDE apps could be good idea. CC'd to kde-core-devel.

Append the PID to the service name = normal, KDE does it

Append the PID to the interface name = evil, hackish, should be avoided

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