Commit 0fadf00e authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus

* dbus.texi (Receiving Method Calls): Describe new optional

parameter dont-register-service of dbus-register-{method,property}.
parent 6ed843e5
2011-01-04 Jan Moringen <jan.moringen@uni-bielefeld.de>
* dbus.texi (Receiving Method Calls): Describe new optional
parameter dont-register-service of dbus-register-{method,property}.
2010-12-17 Daiki Ueno <ueno@unixuser.org>
* epa.texi (Encrypting/decrypting *.gpg files): Mention
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......@@ -9,7 +9,8 @@
@syncodeindex fn cp
@copying
Copyright @copyright{} 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Copyright @copyright{} 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,
2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
@quotation
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
......@@ -1264,7 +1265,7 @@ paths, used by offered methods or signals, shall start with this
string.
@end deffn
@defun dbus-register-method bus service path interface method handler
@defun dbus-register-method bus service path interface method handler dont-register-service
With this function, an application registers @var{method} on the D-Bus
@var{bus}.
......@@ -1272,10 +1273,11 @@ With this function, an application registers @var{method} on the D-Bus
@code{:session}.
@var{service} is the D-Bus service name of the D-Bus object
@var{method} is registered for. It must be a known name.
@var{method} is registered for. It must be a known name (See
discussion of @var{dont-register-service} below).
@var{path} is the D-Bus object path @var{service} is
registered.
@var{path} is the D-Bus object path @var{service} is registered (See
discussion of @var{dont-register-service} below).
@var{interface} is the interface offered by @var{service}. It must
provide @var{method}.
......@@ -1294,6 +1296,13 @@ returning a list containing the object.
In case @var{handler} shall return a reply message with an empty
argument list, @var{handler} must return the symbol @code{:ignore}.
When @var{dont-register-service} is non-@code{nil}, the known name
@var{service} is not registered. This means that other D-Bus clients
have no way of noticing the newly registered method. When interfaces
are constructed incrementally by adding single methods or properties
at a time, @var{dont-register-service} can be use to prevent other
clients from discovering the still incomplete interface.
The default D-Bus timeout when waiting for a message reply is 25
seconds. This value could be even smaller, depending on the calling
client. Therefore, @var{handler} shall not last longer than
......@@ -1368,7 +1377,7 @@ The test runs then
@end example
@end defun
@defun dbus-register-property bus service path interface property access value &optional emits-signal
@defun dbus-register-property bus service path interface property access value &optional emits-signal dont-register-service
With this function, an application declares a @var{property} on the D-Bus
@var{bus}.
......@@ -1378,8 +1387,8 @@ With this function, an application declares a @var{property} on the D-Bus
@var{service} is the D-Bus service name of the D-Bus. It must be a
known name.
@var{path} is the D-Bus object path @var{service} is
registered.
@var{path} is the D-Bus object path @var{service} is registered (See
discussion of @var{dont-register-service} below).
@var{interface} is the name of the interface used at @var{path},
@var{property} is the name of the property of @var{interface}.
......@@ -1401,6 +1410,13 @@ The interface @samp{org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties} is added to
@samp{PropertiesChanged} is sent when the property is changed by
@code{dbus-set-property}.
When @var{dont-register-service} is non-@code{nil}, the known name
@var{service} is not registered. This means that other D-Bus clients
have no way of noticing the newly registered method. When interfaces
are constructed incrementally by adding single methods or properties
at a time, @var{dont-register-service} can be use to prevent other
clients from discovering the still incomplete interface.
@noindent Example:
@lisp
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