[Gambas-user] Dbus unique name seems incorrect

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 22:36:07 CET 2022

Le 20/01/2022 à 22:25, Benoît Minisini a écrit :
> Le 20/01/2022 à 19:50, Brian G a écrit :
>> Hi, yes I checked that but the filter in the db.dbus does not allow : 
>> it changes it to .
>> I did try, Then I looked at the code.
>> I believe the way things are setup that unique names would conflict 
>> with the use of system:// maybe?
>> Anyway I can update the gb.dbus to allow the unique name as defined in 
>> the spec..
>> If that would be ok.
> No it won't.
> I think you are mistaking the name your application chooses to register 
> to a D-Bus bus with the internal unique name attributed by the D-Bus bus.
> This is the later that starts with ':' and that is necessarily unique.
> The DBus.Unique property is not related to that. It just tells that you 
> want your application to be launched once, which implies some specific 
> options when registering the custom application name, and other specific 
> code in the 'gb.dbus' component.
> Regards,

If you need the internal unique name, you can get it with the 
undocumented property 'DBusConnection._Name'. For example, if you use 
the system bus, it's 'DBus.System._Name'.


Benoît Minisini

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