creating seperate dbus-tubes in a single instance of a shared actvity
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Aug 20 08:05:38 EDT 2009
Creating multiple D-Bus tubes may or may not be a good idea in your case.
Each D-Bus tube can support many simultaneous parallel transmissions,
because D-Bus provides a routed transport. Every D-Bus object has an
interface and a path, which allows D-Bus objects to address each other
individually. In this way, Gnome uses a single (local) session bus for
all your desktop D-Bus needs, and an activity can typically use a single Tube.
Within Sugar, there's not much incentive to use a single Tube with many
objects or many Tubes. Outside of Sugar, the service type of a Tube is
used to determine which applications can connect to it, so each complete
"service" should get a single Tube, labeled with the service's well-known
Eventually, this will be documented at
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