Win32 port

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at
Wed Jun 28 00:14:03 PDT 2006

Havoc Pennington wrote:
>I think just adding GetConnectionWindowsUser() might be fine ... there's
>nothing the caller can do without knowing whether it's getting unix or
>windows, since we aren't exporting any kind of uid abstraction outside
>of dbus internals.

Makes sense.

>One thing to check if doing this is the encoding of windows usernames...
>are they UTF-8 or UTF-16, or can they be in some other encoding...

Does this matter to us? If usernames are strings, then they are sent over 
the bus as UTF-8.

Internally, I think Windows encodes them as UTF-16, as most of its own API 
is done.

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