[avahi] Dbus bindings
lathiat at bur.st
Fri Jun 24 06:32:26 PDT 2005
On Friday 24 June 2005 20:10, Sebastien Estienne wrote:
> 2005/6/24, Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st>:
> > Sebast,
> > On Friday 24 June 2005 17:00, Sebastien Estienne wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Would you like some help in implementing dbus bindings?
> > > Is there some kind of document defining the Dbus api, and a todo list?
> > > I've some experience with dbus, already used it for my own projects.
> > > So if i could help in any area (writing docs, writing a basic client
> > > for testing: mdnspublish/mdnsbrowse, etc), just mail me.
> > >
> > > regards,
> > Yes, this would be great.
> > Without total knowledge of dbus ins and outs, im basically trying to
> > determine a couple things at the moment.
> > My first question is, if the server creates an object, the client
> > connects to it, and can invoke signals/methods and get replies.
> > How does the *server* invoke a signal/method on the client?
> If you are the bus system ("DBUS_BUS_SYSTEM"), avahi daemon is a
> client for the bus, so it can invoke method on any other client
> connected on the bus as long as the bus security policy allows it. So
> there is not really a notion of server, you only have client
> connecting to the dbus server.
> I hope i understood and answered your question?
Yep, using the bus system.
So, the client has an object on the bus, i just get the reference to that and
call methods/do signals on that?
Does each client have a unique ID or do they need to register one? (And can I
get that ID when they make a registration call?)
> > Cheers,
> > Trent
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