D-Bus usage

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Thu Feb 28 16:13:53 CET 2008

Tilman Baumann writes:
>D-Bus is a abused unix domain socket interface for broadcasts and

Abused?  "Built on top of", of course, but I don't see why you'd say

>IPC is usually somethig the OS provides you at a basic level. Signals, 
>semaphores and of course shared memory...
>It really depends on what do you want. You would not use d-bus for 
>syncronizing threads. But you would use d-bus for signalling other 
>programs that any event has occurred. Or that you need some things done 
>by other daemons.

I'll agree with all of this.

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