Longer term projects
phil.longstaff at yahoo.ca
Tue Jan 15 15:15:49 EST 2013
No, I didn't.
I'll take a look at it now.
From: Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be>
To: Phil Longstaff <phil.longstaff at yahoo.ca>
Cc: "gnucash-devel at gnucash.org" <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 3:53:02 AM
Subject: Re: Longer term projects
Did you ever get around looking into an improved preferences
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 gconf setup.
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 platforms?
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