November 21, 2014

Version 2 of the kdbus Patches Posted

The second version of the kdbus patches have been posted to the Linux kernel mailing list by Greg Kroah-Hartman. The biggest change since the original patch set (which we looked at in early November) is that kdbus now provides a filesystem-based interface (kdbusfs) rather than the /dev/kdbus device-based interface. There are lots of other changes in response to v1 review comments as well. "kdbus is a kernel-level IPC implementation that aims for resemblance to [the] protocol layer with the existing userspace D-Bus daemon while enabling some features that couldn't be implemented before in userspace."

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