[maemo-developers] How to get n900 IMEI code in C

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Wed Nov 11 14:09:09 EET 2009
On Nov 11, 2009, at 12:28, Faheem Pervez wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Faheem Pervez wrote:
>>> Yes, the get_imsi method exists. So doing that should work but you
>>> will have to change some things: get_imsi returns only one argument:
>>> an int32 with the IMSI number.
>> How do you find out what methods, interfaces and paths exist for the
>> DBus services?
>> Are they documented, or is there some kind of DBus explorer to let you look?
> My method is quite low-tech: I "discovered" get_imei by looking at the
> strings in the About product applet (I have a pre-production device)

Reverse engineering at it's finest. =]

> and putting the required pieces together to make a dbus-send command
> line with --print-reply so I can see the exact type of what is
> returned.
> get_imsi was even easier... /etc/event.d/tonegen has it blatantly listed...

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