Are there some APIs for getting all objects in specified folder?
thiago at kde.org
Mon Apr 7 02:31:14 PDT 2008
On Monday 07 April 2008 10:26:44 Huang Peng wrote:
> Hi DBUS developers,
> Are there some APIs for getting all objects in specified folder of
> DBUS's filesystem? If the answer is yes, could I get a notification when
> a new object is putted in this specified folder?
> For example: I want listen changes of folder "/org/freedesktop/IME/". If
> an object which path is "/org/freedesktop/IME/ObjectName" is created or
> removed, could I received a notification for the change?
First of all, there's no such thing as filesystem and folders. There are no
files, so calling it a filesystem is actually wrong. We have objects
organised hierarchically in a tree, so it would be more proper to call it an
And second, no, you can't get any notification. Object creation and
destruction is entirely up to the application doing that, not to the D-Bus
protocol or daemon.
If you need such a notification, please talk to the people specifying the
interface in question (which technically has nothing to do with the object
path). And request that they add a requirement that whenever the object is
being created or destroyed, a signal should be sent to notify other
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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