DBUS protocol on unix pipes?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at trolltech.com
Fri Jun 9 12:26:57 PDT 2006

nf2 wrote:
>Could DBUS be used on unix stdin/stdout pipes?

Not out of the box, no. You'd need to hack support for that into the 
source code, because you need two pipes to achieve bidirectionality.

If you use a socketpair instead, you won't have this problem.

>The second question is about "streaming" large amounts of file-data with
>DBUS-one-way messages (signals). There might be a problem with flooding
>the outgoing message queue in an async system, when the receiving side
>is not picking up messages fast enough. Is there an easy way to check
>the length of this queue?

Thiago José Macieira - thiago.macieira AT trolltech.com
Trolltech AS - Sandakerveien 116, NO-0402 Oslo, Norway
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