[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#640082: Bug#640082: Please start xfce4-notifyd via the session manager

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Sep 2 05:56:59 UTC 2011

On ven., 2011-09-02 at 04:57 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> We have been discussing that on IRC for a while, and we came to the
> conclusion, that it should be up to the individual desktop environment
> to depend on its notification system of choice.
> The notification daemons should no longer be started via dbus activation
> and instead by the session manager, so we have a defined and reliabe
> behaviour. 

I have to admit I'm still puzzled by that. Back in time, it seemed like
seamless activation through dbus was the way to go and that autostarting
was bad.

I'm not completely against the change (though it's really upstream call)
but what do we lose in the transition?

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