Emacs and DBUS

Michael Albinus michael.albinus@gmx.de
Wed Aug 25 04:15:00 GMT 2010


Ken Brown <kbrown@cornell.edu> writes:

>> After installing that library, Emacs did start. How ever, it blocks
>> when loading dbus.el.
>
> Don't you normally have to start a D-BUS session before loading
> dbus.el? Maybe one of the Cygwin people who uses D-BUS can tell us how
> to do that.

I've started the session bus via dbus-launch in advance, of course. I
have no idea, how to start the system bus in cygwin, 'though.

Emacs' D-Bus code shall be resistent in case of absence of a bus, but
who knows ... how could I debug it via gdb? Or, alternatively, how could
I start the system bus?

> Ken

Best regards, Michael.

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