Help required in dbus communication with wpa_supplicant

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Feb 13 05:32:43 PST 2013

On quarta-feira, 13 de fevereiro de 2013 13.12.25, Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> > On quarta-feira, 13 de fevereiro de 2013 10.09.42, Keyur wrote:
> >> I am unable to find out methods of this service.
> > 
> > Please consult wpa_supplicant's documentation then. It should list what
> > methods are available, what the arguments possible are, what errors could
> > happen and what methods actually do.
> I think we can get some of this info via introspection too?

Introspection is optional. You can try and introspect the target service, but 
it might not reply anything.

> I remember using "qdbusviewer" to list down all the services available
> on the system/session bus. You could then 'drill down' to individual
> services and see what all methods/signals they exposed.
> Though for the exact usage of those methods one would have to rely on
> the docs as you said.

Indeed. You need the docs anyway, so start with them.

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