Is dbus_pending_call_set_notify() thread safe?
simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk
Tue Jul 31 15:03:54 PDT 2007
On Tue, 31 Jul 2007 at 17:02:54 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> That aside, I believe what should work is to set your notify, then call
> dbus_pending_call_steal_reply(). If the reply arrived before you set the
> notify, then it will be returned from steal_reply().
Surely that can result in the reply getting processed twice, in pathological
> However, libdbus generally avoids convenience API and I'm not sure we
> need send_with_reply_notify() for the benefit of bindings...
The C part of dbus-python contains a workaround for this race, so yes,
bindings could benefit from an atomic API.
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