[PATCH 0/2] dbus: Do Not Coalesce State Changed Signals

Sam Leffler sleffler
Sat Oct 22 13:25:05 PDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Grant Erickson <marathon96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Per thread:
> ? ? ? ?http://lists.shmoo.com/pipermail/hostap/2011-October/024363.html
> the supplicant property coalescing and queueing logic break network
> managers such as connman or flimflam in subtle and often random ways.
> This set of patches provides a priority, fast-track path for the State
> property that avoids queuing and dispatching it as with other
> properites to ensure that higher-level network managers see all
> supplicant state changes.

NAK. flimflam is not affected by the coalescing state change signals
and the coalescing effectively reduces traffic over the dbus.  If you
want to add something to inhibit coalescing please have the client
explicitly enable it.  Otherwise you may care to look at how flimflam
handles things.


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