continued: Common-VFS proposal

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Mon Jan 24 11:53:07 EET 2005

On Monday 24 January 2005 04:35, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Thursday 20 January 2005 15:01, nf2 wrote:
> > Ok. I'll put questionmarks behind this statement. The reason why i wrote
> > this is that
> > i thought that DBUS was not designed to transport gigabytes of data. But
> > i really don't know which "wire protocol" for method calls (DBUS vs
> > ORBIT) is leaner. The other reason was that ORBIT provides a nice
> If I am not mistaken KIO only uses DCOP for activating of IO slaves, 

Indeed, the only reason for that is that we like to start everything from one 
place, it's also possible to just exec the IO slave from the current process 
with "kioslave".

> all 
> the communication happens through a unix socket negotiated at the
> activation.

Correct, the application creates a unix socket and passes the name as command 
line argument to the IO slave.

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