Object paths naming conventions?

Matthew Johnson dbus at matthew.ath.cx
Fri Jul 18 08:47:49 PDT 2008

On Fri Jul 18 17:44, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> Hi Matt,

> > DBus is an object model. This very strongly applies that each object
> > path corresponds to a single implementation object. This object may have
> > multiple interfaces, possibly with different implementations of the same
> > method name under different interfaces, but one object nonetheless.
> and what is the different between one object implement multiple
> interfaces and two interfaces sharing the same object path?

It depends who is responsible for the code.

> > If you are expecting to have a single application implement one object
> > which implements both specs then yes (although this may be awkward in
> > some languages, eg java, where the method signature is assumed to be unique,
> > even over multiple interfaces), however, if you are expecting to have
> > separate libraries with separate objects both in the same process and
> > registering the same path, then I contend that this should not work.
> That is a pure technical issue that some bindings are broken.


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