Introspect error: No reply within specified time

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at
Wed Oct 11 07:32:19 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 14:19 +0200, Luigi Paioro wrote:
> Hello!
> I've create a service which creates a bus name (e.g. "my.example") and 
> puts on it a persistent object (e.g. "/my/example/Hello"). The 
> persistent object exports a method which returns a string (e.g. 
> getName()). (python code)
> Then I've created a client application which connects to that bus and 
> object with the suitable interface and it simply calls the getName() 
> method and prints the returned value (I can do it even through the 
> python console).
> Well, everything seems to work, but when I call for the first time the 
> method (just after the bus and the object are created by the service), 
> after few seconds waiting (!!!) I get this error: "Introspect error: No 
> reply within specified time"; just after that I receive the method 
> result. If I call the method again and again it is fast and returns the 
> output value without errors.
> Do you have an idea about what could be the problem?
> Thanks in advance.

What version are you using?  It sounds like an old bug we used to have.

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