getting all objects by a service
thiago at kde.org
Mon Apr 28 02:43:09 PDT 2008
On Monday 28 April 2008 10:55:01 thomas wrote:
> Is there a possibility in python to get all Objectnames that a service
> provides if you have the servicename?
No. You have to call each and every object in the hierarchy and ask for their
child objects. That's what qdbus does when you tell it to inspect a given
That's a reasonable action for a user-interactive tool whose job is to inspect
It is NOT reasonable for a program to do that on its own. Many services do not
reply correctly when introspected, some do not reply at all. Some services
could support the concept of "virtual objects", with hundreds or thousands of
objects registered and created on-demand.
So, I have to ask: what is your use-case? You're asking a question because
you're coming up with a solution, but you have not presented the original
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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