Re: LibUnique as blessed dependency

Great. Pretty much exactly as anyone could guess. Praise to D-Bus!

On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 22:42 +0200, Johan Bilien wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2007, Alex Jones wrote:
> > 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.
> Not sure about any doc on this :(
> But basically it works as Havoc suggested:
> . each app was meant to implement a top_application method (though in
> practice none does, but it doesn't really matter)
> . the desktop file references both an Exec (for legacy) and a X-Service,
> which is the service it register
> . wherever an app is launched (application menu, mime-handling library
> ...), if the .desktop file has this X-Service, the method is called (via
> osso_rpc_run). If not it falls back to Exec.
> . the app registers the service it declares on startup, and exit if the
> name is already owned.
Alex Jones

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