Best way to Poll for connectivity
christopher_lees at iprimus.com.au
Sat Aug 6 15:02:12 UTC 2011
On Sat, 2011-08-06 at 12:00 +0000,
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> I was wondering what would be the best/most efficient method of
> polling for the internet to become available.
> I mean like empathy or skype sit idle (poll to check connectivity) and
> imediately connect when computer goes online.
> What would be the best way to implement this in Python. Does
> GLib/GObject or any POSIX API provide some sort of callback system for
As far as I remember, Network Manager should have a Dbus interface that
you can use to check if there's a network connection up. Try Google and
you might be able to find some documentation about it. Sorry it's been
years since I read about it.
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