Re: Question about D-Bus and cygrunsrv
- Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:20:53 +0000
- From: Mike Brady <mikebrady@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Question about D-Bus and cygrunsrv
Thanks for the response, Corinna, and the suggestion. I will do that and come back to you guys.
> On 22 Feb 2019, at 09:55, Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey Mike,
> On Feb 21 16:56, Mike Brady wrote:
>> 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> <https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync/blob/development/CYGWIN.md <https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync/blob/development/CYGWIN.md>>
>>> 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
> You have been heard, but I have not the faintest clue what d-bus or,
> FWIW, avahi are doing. Ideally, if you could break down the problem
> to a simple, self-contained testcase which shows what exactly is not
> working on a plain libc level, help may be possible :}
> Corinna Vinschen
> Cygwin Maintainer
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