Re: DBUS query question

On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 14:03 -0600, Brian Millett wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 13:56 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 11:12 -0600, Brian Millett wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >   I'm looking at writing a script for the dispatcher to handle.  I need
> > > to get from NetworkManager what the current active interface is.  How
> > > can I query DBUS to get the active interface?  Is that the correct way
> > 
> > Grab the device list from NM and look for which device is marked
> > "active".
> Ok.  Thanks.
> I was looking at the scripts for the dispatcher.  Looks like the
> interface and its status are passed to the scripts.
> What am am doing is what I am sure many have already done, but I've
> hacked the script to restart firestarter with the correct
> interface when the interface has changed.  A dispatcher script seems to
> work for this.
> I probably am doing this the hard way, but it works.

No, not really.  That's about as easy as it gets.  Alternatively, you
could fix up firestarter to notice dbus signals and reconfigure
itself :)  But that's probably hard.


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