hal_initialize() overrides other filter/object/fallback
functions on separate connection
oliv__a at users.sourceforg.net
Sun Aug 8 10:26:41 PDT 2004
David Zeuthen [Sun, 08 Aug 2004]:
> > > libhal uses this global filter mechanism to dispatch the signals to
> > > the registered HAL user functions. Can't libhal (or other libraries
> > > too) just use dbus_connection_register_object_path() to get called
> > > at incoming messages for the objects paths it is intersted in?
> > Absolutely.
> I beg to differ :-). Sometimes you want to listen to all signals
> regardless of the object path and this is currently only possible
> with _add_filter() if I'm not mistaken.
You can register a fallback handler for "/". That should catch signals
from any object.
> p.s. : the doxygen documentation for _register_object_path() is wrong
Is it because it says '... handles messages sent to exactly the given
path' ? Well yes, that's a bit inaccurate, it should mention this
applies to signals sent /from/ the given path also.
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