Announce: dbus-python 0.83.2

Simon McVittie simon.mcvittie at
Thu Dec 2 10:13:35 PST 2010

git: git://


* libdbus 1.2 is still supported, but libdbus >= 1.4 is recommended.


* Make BusConnection.list_activatable_names actually call ListActivatableNames,
  not ListNames (Johan Sandelin)

* Don't override CFLAGS when adding compiler warnings
  (Louis-Francis Ratté-Boulianne)

* Fix compilation on platforms where Py_ssize_t is larger than int, like x86-64
  (Elvis Pfützenreuter)

* fd.o #21831: deserialize empty byte arrays with byte_arrays=True as
  ByteArray(''), not ByteArray('None') (Simon McVittie)

* fd.o #23278, #25105: fix crashes when trying to append more struct entries
  than the signature allows with libdbus 1.4 (Simon McVittie)

* fd.o #23831: fix crashes when an embedded Python interpreter imports dbus,
  is finalized, is re-initialized, and re-imports dbus (Simon McVittie)
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