[maemo-developers] Python startup desktop icon

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Aug 10 10:33:31 EEST 2007

ext Tony Maro wrote:
> I'm trying to follow the instructions at
> http://maemo.org/development/documentation/how-tos/3-x/python_maemo_3.x_howto.html
> I have the icon launching my app just fine, but when I use the
> "X-Osso-Service" and a .service dbus file, I get something odd.
> It tells me "Starting app" in the top right, and the application starts just
> fine.
> Then, after about 20 seconds, the app closes.  If I launch it without using
> X-Osso-service, it of course gives no notification that the app is opening,
> but it opens and stays open.

If D-BUS service doesn't register to D-BUS daemon after it was started,
the daemon assumes that starting failed and terminates the started
process.  (Why to start something with D-BUS if it doesn't use it?)

Libosso initialization does also D-BUS registration.

	- Eero

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