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SD_BUS_PROCESS(3) sd_bus_process SD_BUS_PROCESS(3)


sd_bus_process - Drive the connection


#include <systemd/sd-bus.h>

int sd_bus_process(sd_bus *bus, sd_bus_message **r);


sd_bus_process() drives the connection between the message bus and the client. That is, it handles connecting, authentication, and message processing. It should be called in a loop until no further progress can be made or an error occurs.

Once no further progress can be made, sd_bus_wait(3) should be called. Alternatively the user can wait for incoming data on the file descriptor returned by sd_bus_get_fd(3).

sd_bus_process processes at most one incoming message per call. If the parameter r is not NULL and the call processed a message, *r is set to this message. The caller owns a reference to this message and should call sd_bus_message_unref(3) when the message is no longer needed. If r is not NULL, progress was made, but no message was processed, *r is set to NULL.


If progress was made, a positive integer is returned. If no progress was made, 0 is returned. If an error occurs, a negative errno-style error code is returned.


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