KDBUS Continues Maturing, But Will We See It For Linux 4.4?
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 9 October 2015 at 03:36 PM EDT. Add A Comment
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New KDBUS patches continue being published for this in-kernel IPC mechanism based on D-Bus, but it hasn't been communicated yet whether Linux 4.4 is the next target for hoping to mainline this controversial code.

Just yesterday was a set of 44 patches in attempting to cleanup the KDBUS code further. There's also been an assortment of other KDBUS patches floating around the kernel mailing list.

The Git repository for the KDBUS kernel code continues to be GregKH's Char-Misc.Git repository.

For those wanting to try out KDBUS, Fedora developers have made it easy to test out if you're running Rawhide with the support on the systemd side already having been merged to mainline a number of releases back.

It's looking like 2016 is when we should finally see KDBUS support widespread on the Linux desktop.
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