Re: Runit questions

From: Colin Booth <>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:03:07 -0700

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 9:11 PM, Jonathan de Boyne Pollard
<> wrote:
> Colin Booth:
>> --system loads the system defaults.
> Actually, it tells it that it is a system-wide broker rather than a
> per-session or per-user broker.

Interesting. Then the manpage is lying:
           Use the standard configuration file for the systemwide message bus.

>From my reading of that, --system isn't needed to run a system-wide
broker if you pass it an alternate config file with the configs needed
to run as a system-wide broker. Either way, --system is generally
needed to have dbus do the right thing for overall system tasks.


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