dbus exit on disconnect and glib

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Feb 21 23:54:40 PST 2008

Havoc Pennington wrote:
>>  Do you think this scenario is possible:
>>  A program uses two threads, two proxies and one connection.
>>  It sends messages without lock. The system bus receives mixed data,
>> this is invalid : only choice is disconnection.
>>  The client then exit.
>>  Could it be what happened?
>Yes, that is very much possible I think.

I don't think so. The message is entirely prepared in memory before 
sending, then it's sent with writev() in one go. It's atomic, so it 
cannot send mixed stuff.

So it's a different thread-locking problem. The message must be invalid in 
memory itself.

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