Skype and DBus: should my client library act as a server?
thiago at kde.org
Mon Mar 23 13:59:04 PDT 2015
On Monday 23 March 2015 15:07:06 David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
> > Reality is that it's actually easier to write your own socket and
> > marshalling
> > code.
> True that but don't forget the authentication code (EXTERNAL, etc.)! I
> think it was the most challenging part to get right (and to test) when I
> wrote GDBus. The ironic thing is that we don't really need any of it (and I
> think kdbus does largely away with it) since 99% of the time we're using
> Unix domain sockets + peer credentials...
That's actually surprising. The exchange is very simple, so it shouldn't have
taken you so long.
Were you trying to implement the full state machine and SASL integration?
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