Version 3 Of KDBUS Posted For The Mainline Linux Kernel

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 16 January 2015 at 03:00 PM EST. 13 Comments
Version 3 of the KDBUS patches for eventual integration into the mainline Linux kernel were published on Friday.

Greg Kroah-Hartman posted the thirteen KDBUS patches in their latest form on Friday to the kernel mailing list. This new version rewrites major parts of the meta-data implementation to allow for per-recipient namespace translations, KDBUS_ITEM_CREDS changes, removed KDBUS_CMD_CANCEL, monitors are now entirely invisible, compile warning fixes, and a variety of other changes.

These new KDBUS patches can be found on the Indiana kernel mailing list archive.

While one year ago they were looking at merging KDBUS into the kernel in 2014, that didn't exactly pan out. However, the patches have moved along and by the looks of things this kernel-based implementation of D-Bus could be ready for merging into Linux 3.20 or some release shortly thereafter.
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