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20 Aug 2005 (updated 20 Aug 2005 at 00:41 UTC) »
Research, research

Today i've done some research looking for dbus access solutions in Java. I found this Java binding: http://freedesktop.org/~kidcrash/libdbus-java/libdbus-java.tar.gz , this library wraps libdbus in Linux/Unix systems.

I'm still thinking in developing a pure Java implementation of the dbus protocol. As dbus uses Unix domain sockets and Java currently doesn't support them I must have some JNI native implementation of Unix sockets within the project. I also found jlirc project wich has implemented Unix domain sockets: http://jlirc.sourceforge.net/.

I will be testing this weekend that implementation and have a look at dbus protocol to have a broader look at the possiblities of the project.

I'm planning to implement a dbus client in Java.

I haven't decided yet if this will be a pure Java client or a JNI wrapper of the C freedesktop's implementation.

I wish this diary to be the progress log of this project.

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