[PATCH RFC 0/3] Session support

Bastian, Waldo waldo.bastian at intel.com
Thu Apr 1 12:16:59 PDT 2010


> Hi Waldo,
> 
> > Nice feature. How is this handled if one application asks for a Wifi
> bearer and another one for a 3G bearer? Will the application have any
> guarantee and/or indication how it's IP traffic will be routed?
> >
> > Can the list of defined bearers be added to the API documentation?
> 
> the bearer option is more like a suggestion. 

The only valid use case that I can think of is that a service really requires a specific bearer... why bother otherwise. For that it's fine if connman only takes suggestions, as long as the caller has a documented (hard) way for verifying that it ends up on that bearer and connman provides the necassery information that the app needs to tie to the bearer. E.g. by providing info on which network interface to use.

> If another connection is
> already established and is default, this will not go ahead and create a
> new connection. We are returning the service object that represents the
> request.

Ah ok, the API doc didn't mention the service object. 

Cheers,
Waldo



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