Off-topic: D-Bus in the kernel

Marcel Holtmann marcel at
Fri Sep 17 06:23:52 PDT 2010

Hi Thiago,

> > > This really needs a conformance suite (or at least basic test suite)
> > > for dbus-daemon. IMHO writing any variant of the daemon without a test
> > > suite is essentially crazy. The spec does not really cover the
> > > daemon's behavior in sufficient detail, and there are a whole lot of
> > > details. line-by-line the code needs converting to spec and/or tests.
> > 
> > and while at it, we need a fuzzing tool for D-Bus. I meant to write one
> > since a long time, but never got enough time for it. If anybody is
> > looking for a hobby project, here is an idea ;)
> What do you mean by a fuzzing tool?

I mean a proper fuzzing tool that can be used to check D-Bus server
implementations. Same as you would fuzz network protocols.



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