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Re: [dbus] type errors

From: Lluís
Subject: Re: [dbus] type errors
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:41:08 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Albinus writes:

> Lluís <address@hidden> writes:
>> And here's a test handler:
>> #v+
>> (defun ogc:--dbus-get-events (since until force-reload)
>> '(("" "Test" "" nil 63490176000 63490176001)))
>> #v-

> The following works for me:

> (defun ogc:--dbus-get-events (since until force-reload)
>   "Returns \"sssbxxa{sv}\"."
>   '("" "Test" "" :boolean nil :int64 63490176000 :int64 63490176001
>     (:array :signature "{sv}")))

> The last entry is an empty argument of type "a{sv}".

Ok, now it's not complaining, but still not working.

The signature is supposed to be "a(sssbxxa{sv})", but after (quickly) reading
the manual I'm unable to return such a structure.

>>> See (info "(dbus)Type Conversion")
>> Does not seem to exist in my currently installed package... (latest jd's
>> emacs-snapshot).

> Again, check where it is. I'm also consulting this manual permanently,
> and I'm the author of dbus.el :-)

Looks like jd's emacs-snapshot package is not properly listing the manual in
emacs' info directory (it does appear in the cmdline info as node

Thanks a lot,

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