What's the d-bus for?

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Mon Aug 13 22:33:16 EDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 10:26:05AM +0800, Wade Yin wrote:
> Hi,
>   I just begin to study pidign code for several days.  Some problem really
> confused me... Yes I have read some guideline-articles from
> developer.pidgin.im, but there's still many questions here... :(
>   One of them is:   In pidgin, what's the d-bus for ...   I don't have dbus
> lib installed in my system, after I compiled the pidgin from source, it
> works normal.   is it better to running with the d-bus?

D-bus is a method for external programs to query Pidgin.  If build with
d-bus support, we have a few examples of this.


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