Alex Smith alex at alex-smith.me.uk
Mon Nov 6 16:16:55 GMT 2006

Johan Kiviniemi wrote:
> I take it your concern is the daemon, not the protocol?
> I don't think a dependency on the dbus daemon has been even considered.
> AFAIK programs may speak the dbus protocol over a fd without a need for
> the daemon. And as a protocol, i guess it's as good as any.
> If upstart were to be already speaking dbus-the-protocol, adding
> *optional* support for dbus-the-daemon would be effortless.
> Feel free to correct me if i'm wrong. :-)

Ah, but there is still one problem there - if you link against libdbus, 
and libdbus' .so version changes, you'll get link errors and therefore 
the system would not boot (until upstart is recompiled), correct?


Alex Smith
Frugalware Linux developer - http://www.frugalware.org

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