[PATCH 2/2] [0.4.8] dbus control interface

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Mon Apr 17 08:40:25 EDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-16 at 19:33 -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 09:48:30AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > This patch, along with the previous one, adds the minimum infrastructure
> > for a dbus control interface to wpa_supplicant.
> What would be a good way of testing this? Are there some test or
> monitoring programs that show dbus events and could invoke commands

Yes, you can use dbus-monitor to monitor commands that the dbus daemon
sees, and dbus-send to send and receive commands from a particular
service.  Python also has some really easy-to-use bindings for dbus. 

> etc.? I've never used dbus, so I don't really know what to expect from
> it. Changes themselves looked fine based on a quick browse (well, apart
> from me wanting to get them first for 0.5.x branch), but I would like to
> see them in action with dbus, so that I have some way of testing them.

Ok, I will cook up a 0.5.x version of this patch then.


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