Reliability of the D-Bus broadcast messages

Colin Walters walters at
Tue Mar 22 05:28:33 PDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 5:17 AM, Dean Jenkins <djenkins at> wrote:
> I am asking because we see D-bus monitor showing signals being sent
> but out client application only receives 3 out 5 signals. Obviously
> that breaks our application. It could be bug in our application but I
> just wanted to check that it is not a flaw in D-bus that prevents
> signals not being received 100% of the time.

Are you using threads in the client application with libdbus?  If so,
don't (or evaluate GDBus).  That aside, I would suspect a bug in the
client application before anything else involved (those being mainly
libdbus and kernel).

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