Re: gconftool

On Thu, 2002-01-31 at 23:42, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> jacob berkman <jacob ximian com> writes:
> > my recommendation would be:
> > 
> >     - deprecate use of gconftool in both gnome 1 and 2
> >     - ship gconftool with gconf 1 for backwards compat
> >     - do not ship / reference gconftool in gconf2, or any gnome 2 apps
> > 
> I think you're right about this. I had some idea that people typing 
> command lines manually might want the symlink, but the symlink just
> causes too much mess.
> There will be a certain amount of pain getting rid of all the "no -2"
> bugs in GNOME 2 - if people are OK with that pain, I will make the
> change you suggest.

it wouldn't be much pain - the tinderbox builds i have going will catch
things pretty quickly, and i can just fix things as they arise (but it
would help if people fix their code on their own first).

"In fact, can you imagine anything more terrifying than a zombie clown?"
	-- moby

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