Re: LibUnique as blessed dependency

Is there any documentation on the approach used by Maemo? I had heard
about this a long time ago but never managed to find any substantial
information on it.


On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 21:37 +0200, Johan Bilien wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2007, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Another thing we can enable here:
> > 
> > - in .desktop files have a X-Launchable-Service=org.gnome.MyAppName
> > - this means the app supports the Launch() method
> > 
> > At that point, the panel can ignore the Exec= line and just do Launch() 
> > directly. This eliminates:
> > - fork/exec and dynamically linking the app
> > - connecting to the dbus session bus in the exec'd process
> > - connecting to the X server in gtk_init() in the exec'd process
> This is what we do in maemo, but there we pretty much rely on all apps
> to register on D-Bus.
Alex Jones

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