Showing the buddy list with DBus

Etan Reisner pidgin at
Wed Jun 2 21:11:42 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 12:46:05AM +0200, Tin Tvrtković wrote:
> Alright, thanks for the speedy reply.
> On a semi-related note, it would be really useful if a comprehensive list
> of DBus-callable Pidgin methods was assembled and posted/linked in the DBus
> howto, instead of an assortment of useful ones. According to the wiki, the
> only resource for an exhaustive list is sifting through the header files.
> Also, since I've been using Pidgin for a large number of years now, and
> it's served me well, I'd just like to thank all the developers for their
> efforts. :)

Every callable function should be listed in the introspection data, so any
DBus introspection viewing application should be able to get you such a

Anything that is callable and isn't in the introspection data is a bug
that should be fixed.


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