Receiving dbus signals using low-level C API

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at
Wed Jan 24 13:40:02 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 16:27 -0500, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> > 1. Is this a correct way to recv signals? Do i have to do 
> > dbus_message_unref(message) in the filter function after handling it 
> > before i return?
> I don't believe so, I could misremember, but it would be documented if 
> you did have to probably.

Hmm, wait.  I might be misremembering too.  The filter function may
unref for you and I think I was thinking of needing to unref after
creating a reply message.  So if one needs to keep a message around they
need to ref it.
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at>

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