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D-Bus supports broadcast messages, asynchronous messages (thus decreasing latency), authentication, and more. It is designed to be low-overhead; messages are sent using a binary protocol, not using XML. D-Bus also supports a method call mapping for its messages, but it is not required; this makes using the system quite simple.
D-Bus is still under heavy development, but is expected to be widely used. It comes with several interfaces, including GLib. See the description of dbus-glib-1 for more information about those.
This package contains the D-Bus daemon; the client-side library can be found in the libdbus-1-3 package, as it is no longer contained in this package.
Sections in this file describe: - introduction and overview - low-level vs. high-level API - version numbers - options to the configure script - ABI stability policy Introduction === D-Bus is a simple system for interprocess communication and coordination. The "and coordination" part is important; D-Bus provides a bus daemon that does things like: - notify applications when other apps exi more»
D-Bus 1.0.2 (12 December 2006) == - Fix security bug CVE-2006-6107 match rules can be removed by apps that did not create them - pthread fix D-Bus 1.0.1 (17 November 2006) == - Fix bug where calling dbus_threads_init_default would assert - Fix UUID output to match the spec - Clear up documentation on UUIDs D-Bus 1.0.0 (08 November 2006) == - Documents updated with API/ABI garuntees - Added mi more»
dbus-cleanup-sockets(1) dbus-cleanup-sockets(1) NAME dbus-cleanup-sockets - clean up leftover sockets in a direc‐ tory SYNOPSIS dbus-cleanup-sockets [DIRECTORY] DESCRIPTION The dbus-cleanup-sockets command cleans up unused D-Bus con‐ nection sockets. See http://www.freedesktop.org/soft‐ ware/dbus/ for more informa more»
dbus-daemon(1) dbus-daemon(1) NAME dbus-daemon - Me more»
dbus-launch(1) dbus-launch(1) NAME dbus-launch - more»
dbus-send(1) dbus-send(1) NAME dbus-send - Send more»
dbus-uuidgen(1) dbus-uuidgen(1) NAME dbus-uuidgen - U more»
dbus (1.0.2-1+etch3) oldstable-security; urgency=high * debian/patches/CVE-2009-1189.patch - more»