On 08.03.2016 15:58, Harish Anand wrote:
I am interested in the development of Cockpit support for systemd timers
as part of GSoC 2016. I am an undergraduate student pursuing Computer
Science and Engineering in India. I would like propose an idea on
modifying the timer support to Cockpit services.
So does the idea cover implementing the systemd timer stuff wireframed here?
I believe that abhishekmodi2011(a)gmail.com is also interested in
implementing this. Dominik (CC'd) is looking at being a GSoC mentor and
would offer suggestions on how to coordinate or choose non-overlapping
I want to create a D-BUS service with functions that provide
different functionality. Would it be possible to call this D-BUS service
functions from within cockpit like a client ?
Yes, it could. Although the new D-Bus service would need to be shipped
in operating systems before it's useful to users. Do you have a plan for
how to make that part happen.
It's worth noting for systemd timers such a DBus service already exists,
and it's worth having similar behavior when possible.
Also I'm open to new (or other possible) ideas on how to
I have intermediate level familiarity with D-BUS and jQuery. I have
developed an application where I had to create both the D-BUS service
and the client using it.