[Buildroot] Need clarification about glib and dbus
s.martin49 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 16:56:55 UTC 2015
On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Cédric HEYMAN
<c.heyman at til-technologies.fr> wrote:
> I intend to use dbus and its C binding Glib on custom distribution built with buildroot 2014.11 for sama5d3 target.
> When I take a look at http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/DBusBindings/, I see that DBus-GLib (obsolete) must not be used. It is recommended to use GDBus instead which is the support of DBus in GLib since version 2.26 of GLib.
> If I compare with package available in buildroot-2014.11, I read " DBUS_GLIB_VERSION = 0.102" in dbus-glib/dbus-glib.mk.
> I feel confused :
> - Does buildroot compiles dbus-glib (which is indicated deprecated on freedesktop.org) ? what does 0.102 version correspond ?
0.102 is the dbus-glib version, which is obvioulsy not synchronized
with the version of glib (the libglib2 package in buildroot).
Buildroot certainly builds dbus-glib (otherwise there should be some
entry in the autobuilders ), even if it is mark as deprecated by
> - Does buildroot compiles glib upper than 2.26 which supports gdbus ?
gdbus is provided by glib (so, the libglib2 package), for the glib
version packaged in the 2014.11 package, check .
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