Commit 134ce16c authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus
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* dbus.texi (Synchronous Methods): New parameter TIMEOUT for

dbus-call-method.
(Receiving Method Calls): The timeout can be set by the calling client.
parent 90b3fc84
2008-03-30 Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de>
* dbus.texi (Synchronous Methods): New parameter TIMEOUT for
dbus-call-method.
(Receiving Method Calls): The timeout can be set by the calling client.
2008-03-29 Reiner Steib <Reiner.Steib@gmx.de>
* gnus.texi (Top): Fix version. Add SASL.
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......@@ -425,7 +425,7 @@ which carries the input parameters to the object owning the method to
be called, and a reply message returning the resulting output
parameters from the object.
@defun dbus-call-method bus service path interface method &rest args
@defun dbus-call-method bus service path interface method &optional :timeout timeout &rest args
This function calls @var{method} on the D-Bus @var{bus}. @var{bus} is
either the symbol @code{:system} or the symbol @code{:session}.
......@@ -433,6 +433,12 @@ either the symbol @code{:system} or the symbol @code{:session}.
D-Bus object path, @var{service} is registered at. @var{interface} is
an interface offered by @var{service}. It must provide @var{method}.
If the parameter @code{:timeout} is given, the following integer
@var{timeout} specifies the maximun number of milliseconds the method
call must return. The default value is 25.000. If the method call
doesn't return in time, a D-Bus error is raised (@pxref{Errors and
Events}).
All other arguments args are passed to @var{method} as arguments.
They are converted into D-Bus types as described in @ref{Type
Conversion}.
......@@ -546,7 +552,8 @@ used as arguments for the reply message of @var{method}. This list
can be composed like the input parameters in @ref{Type Conversion}.
The default D-Bus timeout when waiting for a message reply is 25
seconds. Therefore, @var{handler} shall not last longer than
seconds. This value could be even smaller, depending on the calling
client. Therefore, @var{handler} shall not last longer than
absolutely necessary.
@code{dbus-register-method} returns a Lisp symbol, which can be used
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