Re: [patch] make NM survive D-BUS system bus restarts

On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 10:16 -0500, Robert Love wrote:
> 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
> precedent.
> > 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
> both.

Fine, feel free to commit.


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