[Dev] [systemd-devel] [PATCH 0/4] [RFC v1] gdbus: Preliminary kdbus-support patches
k.lewandowsk at samsung.com
Thu Nov 21 17:32:22 GMT 2013
On 11/21/2013 02:15 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Thu, 21.11.13 12:33, Karol Lewandowski (k.lewandowsk at samsung.com) wrote:
> Haven't looked at the actual patch, just two comments for now.
>> - This patchset adds ability for glib programs to connect
>> to kdbus busses via
> Note that libsystemd-bus only acceptes "kernel:" here for this, and I am pretty
> sure we shouldn't allow the ambiguity here. Stick to one.
Sure, will drop "kdbus".
>> - Library modifications are not all, it's required to have
>> service handling org.freedesktop.DBus requests in userspace.
>> Currently we use modified dbus-daemon to for that
> Daniel has been working on adding this service to systemd.
I've seen it, good stuff.
> Before we consider this for merging into gio, we need to figure out what
> to speak "on the wire". i.e. Ryan wants us to marshal exclusively to
> GVariant on kdbus, and I am on the same page with him on that, but I'd
> first need to beef up the marshaller in libsystemd-bus to speak both
> traditional dbus1 and gvariant marshalling.
> If you want libdbus-1 to also talk kdbus then libdbus-1 would also need code
> for gvariant natively. That said, systemd will provide a compat bridge
> that speaks the old protocol and remarshalls in both directions.
Our changes are "incomplete" without org.freedesktop.DBus replacement,
so this is where we plan to invest our time. libdbus-1 port will follow
whatever libsystemd-bus does.
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