Is DCOP reentrant?

Michael Goffioul goffioul at
Fri May 16 13:35:35 BST 2003

> > I encountered a problem using kdeprintd and kpasswdserver KDED modules
> > at the same time. My goal is to use kpasswdserver from kdeprintd. So
> > I use a call like
> >
> > if (callingDcopClient()->call("kded", "kpasswdserver", "queryAuthInfo..."
> >
> > The problem is that queryAuthInfo internal mechanism involves a
> > queueing process (using beginTransaction and endTransaction) which
> > completely messes up the original DCOP call:
> I guess the problem is local dcop calls in combination with transactions. Will
> look into it.

Yes. I looked at dcop code. If the target is the local client, the
DCOPClient::receive() method is directly called. kpasswdserver starts
a transaction and returns, such that the "call" method in my code
returns immediately.


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