Longer term projects

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at telenet.be
Tue Nov 6 07:38:24 EST 2012

On 12-01-12 20:52, Geert Janssens wrote:
> Op donderdag 12 januari 2012 14:33:32 schreef Derek Atkins:
>> Hi,
>> On Thu, January 12, 2012 2:29 pm, Phil Longstaff wrote:
>>> I hadn't seen GSettings before.  Interesting.  I had come up with
>>> gnc_prefs object system which seems to work in a similar manner to
>>> GSettings.  GSettings also allows alternate backends, so we can somewhat
>>> transparently have different sets of settings (global, per-file,
>>> per-user, per-user-per-file) with a common API.
>>> It was introduced in 2.26.  Is that too new for all of our supported
>>> platforms?
>> Fedora 15 only has gtk-2.24
> Actually GSettings is part of the glib2 library. Redhat 6 only ships 2.22.
> As that is one of our base platforms for 2.6, that unfortunately means we
> can't use GSettings yet for the next major release.
> Geert
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Just for the record: some time ago it was already decided to require 
gtk-2.24 anyway for gnucash 2.6. So I think GSettings should not be 
considered a problem from now on.


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