need help with unit test and process service factory

Eike Rathke erack at
Thu Oct 11 11:05:50 PDT 2012

Hi Michael,

On Wednesday, 2012-10-10 20:59:54 +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:

> > Do you mean g_main_context_iteration ?
> > It's used both in the real code and unit test.
> 	It shouldn't be used in the real code - we should integrate with the
> glib mainloop that is plugged into VCL :-)

AFAIK we do that for real code (if things didn't change).

> > From what I understood, it's how telepathy framework works and it
> > can't be avoided.

> 	The problem is a careless use of an iteration; if we ran the mainloop
> until an asynchronous callback quit it - that would be -much- less of a
> problem :-)

And we do that :-)

> The root problem is trying to 2nd guess how many main-loop
> iterations to call - which is non documented, non deterministic and
> guarenteed to change between minor releases :-)

And we don't do it ;-)

    while (!pImpl->mbAccountManagerReadyHandlerInvoked)
            g_main_context_iteration( NULL, TRUE);

spins the main loop until the callback set


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