[PATCH] dbus: Expose connected stations on D-Bus

Slava Monich slava.monich at jolla.com
Sat May 12 06:57:30 PDT 2018

On 10/05/18 20:07, Andrej Shadura wrote:
> On 08/05/18 18:53, Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Mon, 2018-05-07 at 20:19 +0200, Andrej Shadura wrote:
>>> From: Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <mathieu.trudel-lapierre at canonical.com>
>>> Make it possible to list connected stations in AP mode over D-Bus,
>>> along
>>> with some of their properties: rx/tx packets, bytes, capabilities,
>>> etc.
>> It looks like this patch changes the signal signature of
>> StaAuthorized/StaDeauthorized, is that correct?  That won't be
>> backwards compatible with existing D-Bus clients and we should probably
>> choose new signal names to allow old clients to continue working.
> Hmm, indeed it does, and it probably shouldn’t. What would you call a
> new signal with the new signature?
> Mathieu, what applications rely on the proposed new signature of this
> signal?

Sorry for the spam, I accidentally hit the send button.

I don't think that Mathieu (or anyone else) knows the full list of 
applications relying on the current signature of this particular D-Bus 
signal. Here is an example of code which I'm sure Mathieu wasn't aware of:


Please don't break backward compatibility. It's not cool.


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