dbus_connection_send_with_reply_and_block and unrelated messages

William Lachance wrlach at gmail.com
Mon May 29 09:44:36 PDT 2006

On 5/29/06, Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Sunday 28 May 2006 15:22, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > The reason I'm asking is that I'm making a call to
> > org.freedesktop.DBus.RequestName. Before the reply comes in, we get two
> > signals. This means those two signals will be in the dispatcher queue.
> > But the Qt bindings won't see them until there's activity again in the
> > D-BUS socket.
> Another scenario is when you start an async call followed by a sync call
> without returing to the eventloop inbetween.

This reminds me of something I've been wondering about: is there any
reason why dbus can't provide an async version of
dbus_bus_request_name? Such a method would be useful to those of us
who want to provide a high-level API which is purely non-blocking..
William Lachance
wrlach at gmail.com

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