About performance of D-Bus

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Thu Oct 25 13:14:53 PDT 2007


Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> I'm not sure if the D-Bus daemon already has such logging facilities,
> but storing information on the amount of messages, average/peak sizes
> of payloads and identifying who sends how much during regural daily
> usage should be very interesting to chart.

Indeed. This is most likely very simple: an easy approach would be to 
hack the daemon to send a signal message out whenever the data changes, 
then have a little app that connects to dbus and gets these messages. 
The only trick is, don't count the signals themselves ;-)


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