Re: GNOME Showstopper Review

2009/6/19 Josselin Mouette <joss debian org>:
> Le jeudi 18 juin 2009 à 17:08 -0400, Matthias Clasen a écrit :
>> ================================================
>> > ================================================
>> > Exits when the system D-Bus daemon restarts
>> >
>> > Patch available.
>> How is this a blocker ? I know that debian thinks it is a good idea to
>> restart the bus, but everybody else pretty much agrees it is crazy to
>> support that...
> I have yet to see a good reason to treat D-Bus differently from other
> daemons. It’s not as if it was complicated to reconnect to the daemon
> when it is restarted.

The moment the bus disappears you lose all the clients. It's easy to
get into an inconsistent state or lock yourself to a defunct desktop
where nothing works and you are not able to log out.

Patryk Zawadzki

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