[avahi] dbus or not dbus?

Trent Lloyd lathiat at bur.st
Tue Jun 21 16:59:47 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 01:26:39AM +0200, Sebastien Estienne wrote:
> Hello,
> lathiat, i read in your blog from 2005/05/05 that you plan on using a
> simple protocol over   unix socket instead of dbus.

I have actually since changed my mind, I'm working on a d-bus solution,
but I am in exam period and have been a bit stuck for time, last ones
tomorrow so hopefully more code will come soon.

> My question is:
> Is using dbus a better solution to support more programming language easily?
> because dbus is already available for qt/c++ python glib/c mono/c# (maybe java?)
> So wouldn't be usefull to have a dbus Api for wider adoption of avahi?

Somewhat, this was part of my original motivation for using dbus, so
that native bindings can be written, but traditional c library wrappers
can till be written


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Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st>
Bur.st Networking Inc.

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