[Dev] [RFC] kdbus transport for DBus

Kok, Auke-jan H auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com
Thu Oct 31 17:44:44 GMT 2013


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 4:26 AM, Jacek Janczyk <j.janczyk at samsung.com> wrote:
> Dears,
>
> Here, at Samsung, we are experimenting with product specific DBus extension
> to use kdbus (kernel module) as a transport layer instead of Unix sockets.
> Currently the scope is limited to enable applications using either libdbus
> or glib (libgio) to work on top of kdbus bus without noticing any
> difference.
>
> Any community feedback is heartily welcome. Although the target platform is
> fixed at the moment, when we are satisfied with the result, we will direct
> our efforts to extend the solution to support generic Tizen 3.0.

I would focus more on converting applications to use libsystemd-bus
(from libdbus) as we know that just the client side handling is far
more efficient.

Converting libdbus seems like a dead end - at a certain point libdbus
should be obsolete and glib internally should be using libsystemd-bus.

Auke


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