dbus-run-session - start a process as a new D-Bus session


   dbus-run-session [--config-file FILENAME] [--dbus-daemon BINARY] [--]
                    PROGRAM [ARGUMENTS...]

   dbus-run-session --help

   dbus-run-session --version


   dbus-run-session is used to start a session bus instance of dbus-daemon
   from a shell script, and start a specified program in that session. The
   dbus-daemon will run for as long as the program does, after which it
   will terminate.

   One use is to run a shell with its own dbus-daemon in a text-mode or
   SSH session, and have the dbus-daemon terminate automatically on
   leaving the sub-shell, like this:

   dbus-run-session -- bash

   or to replace the login shell altogether, by combining dbus-run-session
   with the exec builtin:

   exec dbus-run-session -- bash

   Another use is to run regression tests and similar things in an
   isolated D-Bus session, to avoid either interfering with the "real"
   D-Bus session or relying on there already being a D-Bus session active,
   for instance:

   dbus-run-session -- make check

   or (in automake(1)):

         AM_TESTS_ENVIRONMENT = export MY_DEBUG=all;
         LOG_COMPILER = dbus-run-session
         AM_LOG_FLAGS = --


   --config-file=FILENAME, --config-file FILENAME
       Pass --config-file=FILENAME to the bus daemon, instead of passing
       it the --session argument. See dbus-daemon(1).

   --dbus-daemon=BINARY, --dbus-daemon BINARY
       Run BINARY as dbus-daemon(1), instead of searching the PATH in the
       usual way for an executable called dbus-daemon.

       Print usage information and exit.

       Print the version of dbus-run-session and exit.


   dbus-run-session exits with the exit status of PROGRAM, 0 if the --help
   or --version options were used, 127 on an error within dbus-run-session
   itself, or 128+n if the PROGRAM was killed by signal n.


   PATH is searched to find PROGRAM, and (if the --dbus-daemon option is
   not used or its argument does not contain a / character) to find

   The session bus' address is made available to PROGRAM in the
   environment variable DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS.

   environment, if present.


   Please send bug reports to the D-Bus mailing list or bug tracker, see


   dbus-daemon(1), dbus-launch(1)


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