DBus in the kernel?

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Tue Mar 2 05:48:14 PST 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 12:00 -0500, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> The theory fwiw has always been that if you're shoveling lots of data
> what you'd do is use dbus for control/setup and have another channel
> to shovel the data. This is even easier with the new fd support
> Lennart did.

This is how i do it in gvfs. All metadata are over peer-to-peer dbus,
but actual file content is via separate pipes. Unfortunately it predates
the fd passing supoprt, so that part is fugly.

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