[systemd-devel] KDBus Signals and Timeouts

Simon McVittie simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk
Tue Feb 25 10:25:11 PST 2014

On 25/02/14 17:30, Kay Sievers wrote:
> There is not real difference, everything is just a message, being a
> signal or a method. Only signals are limited to pure copied data,
> disallowing fds; therefore signals will not be suitable for really
> large data.

D-Bus allows unicast signals (libdbus API: non-NULL destination). Does
kdbus distinguish between methods and (broadcast or unicast) signals, or
is the distinction actually between unicast (method, signal or reply)
messages and broadcast signals?

If the distinction is between unicast and broadcast, this seems a good


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