dbus failure to connect to the session bus

Shawn Rutledge shawn.t.rutledge at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 06:19:08 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 1:15 AM, Chia-I Wu <olv at openmoko.org> wrote:
>  You need to know the address of the session bus to connect, which is
>  available in the DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable.
>  This is what I do:
>  $ cat /proc/<pid of openmoko-today>/environ
>  (extract DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS and...)
>  Don't know if there is a better way.

proctology eh?  :-)  But I don't want to depend on openmoko-today to
be running, either.

I modified cat /etc/X11/Xsession for now:

echo "$DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS" > /tmp/dbus-session

IMO there must be some way to discover this DBUS address.

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