Using D-Bus with Twisted

Phil Thompson phil at
Thu Jan 4 07:25:25 PST 2007

On Thursday 04 January 2007 1:36 pm, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Jan 2007 at 20:36:28 +1100, Anthony Baxter wrote:
> > On Thursday 04 January 2007 17:46, Gavrie Philipson [D-Bus] wrote:
> > > Can't the current version of the D-Bus Python bindings be
> > > considered stable already?
> Main loop integration isn't sorted out yet - at the moment there's no
> Python API for a main loop. When I get a chance to work on dbus-python
> again my focus will be on getting 0.80 final released (with a stable API
> for the bits of public API that *do* exist), then adding pure-Python main
> loop support in a future release, hopefully 0.81.
> 0.80 and 0.7[01] (and indeed older versions) are compatible for most
> uses, but not if you use private interfaces; some things can only be
> done via private interfaces at the moment, and I'm trying to make that
> no longer the case over the course of the next few releases. Main loops
> are among these things. Where I do need to make incompatible changes, I'm
> trying to make them all in 0.80 so future releases won't need to break
> API again.
> For the moment, please use the GLib main loop, which is (in practice)
> still the only one supported in dbus-python.

For reference, current PyQt4 snapshots include equivalent support for the Qt 
event loop.


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