RFC: DBUS & KDE 4
harryf at gmx.com
Wed Sep 29 16:25:16 BST 2004
On Wednesday 29 September 2004 16:51, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> 2) Provide DBUS support, deprecate DCOP, convert at runtime all DCOP IPC to
> DBUS to provide 100% backwards compatibility.
> It seems to me that conversion of the call arguments may be impossible in
> cases where the argument types are application defined.
This is possible via QMetaType and the custom D-BUS type, I use this trick to
transfer more complicated stuff in my accessibility bridge.
Porting applications from dcop to D-BUS should be easy, you basically throw
out stuff since a separate IDL compiler is no longer required and you can
connect any slot/signal to D-BUS.
I can also see no show-stoppers in providing a dcop command line client that
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