[ANNOUNCE] D-Bus 1.0 RC 1 (0.93) released
John (J5) Palmieri
johnp at redhat.com
Fri Sep 15 09:34:44 PDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 10:49 +0300, Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 17:04, ext Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> > >
> > > Is it possible to have some API additions after v1.0?
> > Yes, for sure.
> > > I would really
> > > like to add e.g. the validation functions that were discussed earlier
> > > (for validating object paths, interfaces, etc)
> > There's no good reason these didn't go in except for people forgetting
> > about the patch I guess... definitely a candidate for a 1.2 or something.
> Ok, good.
> > > and to allow the library
> > > user to distinguish OOM from other errors (this could be done with a
> > > separate function call).
> > This however could be a 1.0 blocker issue - which functions do not allow
> > this?
> Many public functions don't make a difference between invalid arguments
> (or invalid type of arguments) and OOM. This might lead the caller to
> think that OOM happened when the arguments were invalid. I believe it is
> equally fast to return some different error code as it is to return the
> same error code for different errors (even the low-level system calls do
Can you point out which function these are? If they need to be changed
we are going to end up adding new API at this point.
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>
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