D-Bus interface

André Prata andreprata at ua.pt
Tue Apr 24 12:34:02 EDT 2012


Thanks for the reply Dan,

Is there any project or examples you would you recommend as a reference on
how to configure and control wpa_supplicant (much like networkmanager),
other than wpa_supplicant itself and networkmanager?

Thank you very much,
André

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 17:12, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2012-04-24 at 16:09 +0100, André Prata wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> >
> > Since I can't find it on my own, I'd like to ask if there's a place
> > where I can find a D-Bus interface documentation like this for
> > wpa_supplicant:
> http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/developers/api/09/spec.html
> >
> >
> > If not, is the usual method of determining the interface to just
> > introspect the D-Bus objects?
>
> At the moment, yeah.  Since wpa_supplicant uses raw D-Bus instead of a
> framework like gdbus or qtdbus (since the supplicant does not depend on
> a specific mainloop, but implements its own), documentation can't be
> autogenerated, which means somebody needs to manually write it.  Would
> be great to have autogenerated docs like the NM ones, but that would
> also mean a somewhat more complex build process which may not be welcome
> (ie, would require something like docbook or gtkdoc or whatever).  That
> said, we should try to figure out a way to get documentation that
> doesn't take a ton of effort to produce...
>
> Dan
>
>
>
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