[Gambas-user] Dbus unique name seems incorrect
bsteers4 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 23:27:58 CET 2022
My 2 bits worth Brian, not even sure if it's related but, i had issues
with DBus.Unique when i added a SystemTray object.
The Systemtray initialized DBus before i tried to set the name so it was
i fixed it by setting the DBus name and unique flag in the classes _new()
or _init() methods.
So if your app has any DBus objects be aware of that.
All the best.
On Wed, 19 Jan 2022 at 19:20, Brian G <brian at westwoodsvcs.com> wrote:
> Has anyone else experienced this?
> "Failure is the key to success;
> each mistake teaches us something" .. Morihei Ueshiba
> Brian G
> ----- On Jan 16, 2022, at 2:26 PM, Brian G brian at westwoodsvcs.com wrote:
> > Hi Benoît,
> > When working with the policykit1, some of the methods require a unique
> name. By
> > the DBus standard a unique name must start with a colon. Normally the
> > method would return a unique id, but that crashes when I try to us it.
> > When I try to pass the dbus name to the Kit I get an invalid name error.
> > research the name must start with a : to be unique.
> > When working with the PolicyKit1:
> > Dim Proxy As New DBusProxy(App, "/org/freedesktop/PolicyKit1/Authority",
> > "org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Authority")
> > Dim System_Bus_Name As String = DBus.name
> > Dim subject As Variant = ["system-bus-name", ["name": System_Bus_Name]]
> > Dim action_id As String = "org.freedesktop.policykit.exec"
> > Dim Details As Variant = New Collection
> > Dim flags As Integer = 1
> > Dim cancellation_id As String = ""
> > Dim sresult As Variant = Proxy.CheckAuthorization(subject, action_id,
> > flags, cancellation_id)
> > org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed:Error getting
> subject: Error Parsing
> > system-bus-name subject: 'org.gambas.Auth-537384' is not a
> unique name.
> > Would it be possible to change how the naming works?
> > "Failure is the key to success;
> > each mistake teaches us something" .. Morihei Ueshiba
> > Brian G
> > ----- On Jan 16, 2022, at 1:05 PM, Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
> >> Le 16/01/2022 à 03:26, Brian G a écrit :
> >>> In the db.dbus module
> >>> the dbus.unique is false to start but seems to try and create a unique
> >>> When set to true it appears to create a non unique name.
> >>> And as far as a unique name goes, it must start with a : for the system
> >>> to recognize it as unique...
> >> Where did you see that?
> >> Setting DBus.Unique changes just the name used for registering to the
> >> If not set, the name includes the application name and the process PID.
> >> If set, just the application name, so that two instances of the same
> >> application will use the same name.
> >> It's just a trick, and D-Bus is not concerned by it.
> >> Regards,
> >> --
> >> Benoît Minisini
> >> ----[ http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/netiquette ]----
> > ----[ http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/netiquette ]----
> ----[ http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/netiquette ]----
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