Re: [Evolution-hackers] Future of eds bindings

On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 10:01 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-08-16 at 19:20 +0200, vseguip gmail com wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Ross Burton <ross burtonini com> wrote:
> > > This is DBus e-d-s:
> > >
> > > backends <-> e-d-s <== dbus ==> libebook <-> Evolution
> The problem with this is that the synchronous API calls in libebook may
> fail due to DBus time outs when EDS responds to slowly. At least that
> was a problem that SyncEvolution on Nokia Internet Tablets ran into. My
> current workaround consists of overriding
> dbus_connection_send_with_reply() with my own version that uses a longer
> timeout than libdbus itself.
> Ross, is this still an issue?

Yes, this is.  Methods which take that long to reply need to be
optimised so that they don't take forever to reply.

Ross Burton                                 mail: ross burtonini com
                                          jabber: ross burtonini com

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