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Re: Question about D-Bus and cygrunsrv




Hello again. Further to the rather vague email below, here is a link to what I did to install Shairport Sync on a fresh Cygwin installation: 

https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync/blob/development/CYGWIN.md <https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync/blob/development/CYGWIN.md>

Regards
Mike


> On 20 Feb 2019, at 21:50, Mike Brady <mikebrady@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Hi there. I'm trying to set up Shairport Sync as a CYGWIN service, and I'm trying to use cygrunsrv.
> 
> Briefly, I can get everything to work properly except the D-Bus interface -- when shairport-sync is installed as a service, it can't "own" a well-known name on the "system" D-Bus.
> 
> I built a configuration and installer for shairport sync essentially by copying the avahi-daemon-config file.
> 
> The Avahi deamon uses the system D-Bus successfully under the username "SYSTEM" and without (AFAICS) changing IDs. But for the life of me, I can't get Shairport Sync to work the same way.
> 
> Incidentally, if I change the D Bus policy file for Shairport Sync to be allowed to own its well-known name on D Bus when running under the logged in account, everything is peachy.
> 
> Any suggestions gratefully received. Incidentally, I'm the main developer of Shairport Sync -- https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync.
> 
> Best wishes
> Mike Brady
> 


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