libdbus vs libgio

Emmanuele Bassi ebassi at
Fri Sep 7 10:21:29 PDT 2012


On 7 September 2012 15:48, Sanel Zukan <sanelz at> wrote:
> This is quite sad. Instead we all rely on single implementation (libdbus)
> and build desired bindings on it, what we will end up with?

with different implementations of the DBus protocol.

> glib guys should either put gdbus as separate library or Emacs
> (and similar) projects should fork glib without gdbus...

that is a ridiculous statement.

even if gdbus were to be a separate library, the libraries used by
Emacs would still depend on that library, not on libdbus.

I won't even comment on the uninformed suggestion of "forking glib".


> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Michael Albinus <michael.albinus at> wrote:
>> Thiago Macieira <thiago-RoXCvvDuEio at> writes:
>>>> Is there a possibility, that both connections to the session bus could
>>>> be shared, somehow?
>>> Only if someone ports the Lisp binding to libgio.
>> This I have feared :-(
>> Anything goes, and a port might be possible. But I don't know the
>> availability of libgio on other systems than GNU/Linux. Is it available
>> on OS X, for example? On Cygwin?
>> Best regards, Michael.
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