DBUS over Multiple Processors

Sathia Narayanan msathia at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 12:52:13 PDT 2010

somehow this discussion went to multi-thread related.

 All i want is a stable/working model for DBUS's communicating with each
other making a big DBUS ring among multiple processors/machines.

Any ideas suggestions?


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:

> Em Quarta-feira 25 Agosto 2010, às 11:33:33, Sven escreveu:
> > I experienced dbus to be not multithread safe.
> > For us it happened that thread A, running the mainloop, handles incoming
> > data like async method calls. And due to our softwaredesign, after some
> > processing, thread B or C return the async method call. This leaded to
> > crashes because locking on the socket doesnt work.
> That is not an issue inherent to D-Bus or even to the reference library
> implementation.
> I can assure you your scenario above works with QtDBus, which uses the
> reference client library.
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