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Eat Burgers on the Short Bus

May 10, 2010, 21:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Every so often I get questions about D-Bus and I end up giving a mini-lesson on what D-Bus is and how it's used. It took me a while to wrap my head around D-Bus long ago so I don't expect everyone to pick up D-Bus like Yo-Yo Ma sight-reading. So this is D-Bus, simplified.

"D-Bus is just an IPC mechanism, but it layers a few concepts on top of plain message-passing. It took me some time to understand how the D-Bus object model really works (long ago of course), so don't worry about it you don't completely understand how it all fits together yet."

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