dbus-send and method call with dictionaries

Simon McVittie simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk
Tue Sep 4 01:43:45 PDT 2007

On Tue, 04 Sep 2007 at 10:10:23 +0200, Vincent Génieux wrote:
> Now i would like to have a dictionary with a variant type for values 
> (in_signature=a{sv}), but I don't know if it is possible:

You may find it easier to use a short Python script for complicated
types. It can often be a one-liner (the newlines in this example are

python -c 'import dbus; print dbus.Bus().call_blocking(
	({"key1": "entry1", "key2": dbus.Int32(42), "key3": True},))'

The parameters to call_blocking() are bus name, object path, interface,
method name, signature and tuple of arguments (it must be a tuple, even
if it has 0 or 1 items).


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