[systemd-devel] Python wrappers for the DBus API

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Mar 5 10:42:27 PST 2013

On Tue, 05.03.13 08:16, Holger Winkelmann (hw at travelping.com) wrote:

> I Like the idea as well to have direct DBus access to systemd.
> Regarding your example of the journal wrapper. Anybody knows the API
> to write to the journal without using the C library? Is this DBus
> transport as well? Or is there a special journal socket to write to?

No, there's only the C library, and the Python module around it.

Funneling journal payload through D-Bus is not a good idea I think, at
least with current D-Bus, since D-Bus isn't really up for payload, it's
only for small control messages.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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