GDbus new bindings

Colin Walters walters at
Thu Jul 22 06:39:35 PDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 5:55 AM, Dean Jenkins <djenkins at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 21 July 2010 16:24, David Zeuthen <zeuthen at> wrote:
> Perhaps you could explain the difference between GDBus and glib-dbus ?

There's a motivation/migration guide in progress here:

> Is glib-dbus dead

It will be kept on life support for some time.

> and is GDBus the new thing in town.


> Or are they both
> separate entities in their own right ?
> Are their any advantages of GDBus over glib-dbus ?

A lot, yes.  Mainly GVariant is significantly saner than using magic
on GType, and the design for threading actually works.

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