Passing sensitive data over D-Bus

Milan Bouchet-Valat nalimilan at
Mon Nov 9 10:46:16 PST 2009

Le samedi 07 novembre 2009 à 18:22 +0100, Thiago Macieira a écrit :
> If you're on the system bus (not the user's session bus), then it should be 
> safe to pass sensitive data over method calls and method replies. Signals are 
> broadcast, so anyone could listen to them, though.
Thanks for your quick (and positive!) answer. So we'll go this way, our
interfaces will be much clearer. We don't need to send passwords in
signals, obviously, only in method calls.


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