Annotation type for an asyncronous method using dbus qt3 binding
david at fubar.dk
Mon Nov 5 14:13:33 PST 2007
On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 17:27 +0200, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em Monday 05 November 2007 15:33:08 Gökçen Eraslan escreveu:
> > Hi,
> > I am writing policykit-kde which is KDE counterpart of PolicyKit-gnome. I
> > use this qt3 binding of dbus, but i couldn't find out what i should
> > write as annotation type of my asyncronous method in xml description file.
> > PolicyKit-gnome application uses this for a similar method:
> > <annotation name="org.freedesktop.DBus.GLib.Async" value=""/>
> > Since name attribute includes "GLib" i couldn't be sure about using this.
> > Is this the suitable one for the binding i use and method i wrote, or what
> > else i can use as an annotation type of my asyncronous method?
> I think you're looking for the annotation:
> That is also what Qt 4 uses. It means the method will not post a reply --
> which is equivalent to DCOP's return type "ASYNC".
> The GLib annotation you found is really GLib-specific: it means that the
> binding tool will generate code for a method that replies asynchronously, but
> still posts a reply. Or was it to receive a reply asynchronously?
Yup, the reason for that glib-specific annotation is that the server
glue will be generated for the org.gnome.PolicyKit server to reply
asynchronously; the method itself sends a reply; see
(these docs will eventually move to gnome.org)
for more information. Thanks.
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