Re: [patch] make NM survive D-BUS system bus restarts
- From: Robert Love <rml novell com>
- To: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [patch] make NM survive D-BUS system bus restarts
- Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:16:43 -0500
On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 12:16 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> There have been quite a few discussions about this sort of thing, and
> the general conclusion has been "don't do that"...
That was the consensus of some, awhile back, but I do not think anyone
is singing that song anymore. Many DBUS-using apps are able to survive
a system bus restart. Certainly, at a minimum, applications should be
reworked to not crash.
HAL has a very similar approach to Timo's patch, which makes good
> PS - I'm not 100% against it, but wanted to figure this out in the
> context of previous DBUS restart discussions on other lists, like HAL
> for example.
I think we can separate "should never restart the system bus" from "foo
should be able to survive a system bus restart."
The former is good policy, the latter is good programming. We can have
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