Longer term projects
janssens-geert at telenet.be
Tue Jan 15 03:53:02 EST 2013
Did you ever get around looking into an improved preferences system ?
At the time we discussed future projects, GSettings was not an option
because we couldn't depend on glib 2.26. Meanwhile our base requirements
have bumped anyway to gtk 2.24 (which implies at least glib 2.26), so
now we're free to use GSettings in trunk.
I bring this up again because lately we seem to get more and more
Windows users having problems storing their preferences based on the old
On 12-01-12 20:29, 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
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