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Re: Emacs insists on starting dbus?

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Emacs insists on starting dbus?
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:43:16 +0200


31 jul 2012 kl. 21:02 skrev Michael Albinus:

> Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Hmm. If this is the reason for the D-Bus autostart, shouldn't it be set
>>> impicitely when --without-dbus is applied?
>> --without-dbus means that Emacs should not provide a dbus-interface
>> and not link with dbus, which is doesn't.
> It does not link libdbus *explicitly*, when --without-dbus is given.


>>> And if not, this should be documented, at least.
>> It is hard to document everything that external libraries
>> do. Gsettings happens to start dbus, it does so regardless of what
>> Emacs does.
> Maybe we could add a hint in the configure summary, when there is
> --without-dbus, but not --without-gsettings and --without-gconf.
> Something like
>  Does Emacs use -ldbus?                                  no
>  Does Emacs use -lgconf?                                 yes
>       You might consider to disable Gconf
>  Does Emacs use GSettings?                               yes
>       You might consider to disable Gsettings

Why?  I usually configure --without-dbus, but want Gsettings.
If we for example implement the Unity menubar thing (i.e. kind of like OSX menu 
bar at the top of the desktop), that will also use dbus.  Must we document 
every feature that might use dbus?  We don't have control over that.

        Jan D.

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