Amount of D-Bus messages with Telepathy

Simon McVittie simon.mcvittie at
Wed Jan 26 08:06:39 PST 2011

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 at 10:55:19 -0500, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> One thing that may be important for performance is how often these are
> round trips.

This email was missing a bit of context; it's a reply to the thread
I just started about profiling D-Bus, following some IRC discussion, and
giving some numbers for (one) real-world use of D-Bus. The ratios
between, for instance, messages to the bus daemon and messages to peers
affect which bits it makes sense to try to optimize, either in dbus-daemon
or by replacing them with kdbus.

(Telepathy doesn't block on D-Bus calls, apart from a few calls to the bus


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