Bug 58601 - Formal spec for launchd
Summary: Formal spec for launchd
Alias: None
Product: dbus
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: D-Bus Maintainers
QA Contact: D-Bus Maintainers
Keywords: love, NEEDINFO
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-21 05:30 UTC by Daniel Macks
Modified: 2018-10-12 21:15 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Daniel Macks 2012-12-21 05:30:11 UTC
Bug #14259 was closed when launchd support got committed (yay thank you!!!). However, the underlying methodology it uses was never added to the formal dbus spec. So I'm raising Comment #87 from there here as a specific request: please document it.

In particular, there's a glib feature-request waiting for it, whose
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=690523 notes:

>We need to get it into the spec in the "Well-known
>Message Bus Instances" chapter, this one
> http://dbus.freedesktop.org/doc/dbus-specification.html#message-bus-types
>E.g. the same way there's an "X Windowing System" chapter explaining what atoms
>to look at (the stuff involving _DBUS_SESSION_BUS_SELECTION_), there needs to
>be a "Max OS X" chapter explaining exactly how to get the address.
Comment 1 Simon McVittie 2016-09-23 13:37:28 UTC
The D-Bus maintainers are unlikely to document a Mac-specific transport, because none of us are Mac users.

If you understand this transport, please document it.
Comment 2 GitLab Migration User 2018-10-12 21:15:15 UTC
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