Re: Outsanding GLib/GTK+ API bugs

some fixups, partly based on results from the last irc meeting:

On 29 Aug 2001, Owen Taylor wrote:

> 59543 Move gbsearcharray to GLib [Owen]
>   Notes: Owen will move to glib, not install header, and fix GTK+
>          to not use gbsearcharray.
>   Puntable: Yes
>   Breakage: No (binary on some platforms)
>   Time:  

you should first just send out a patch for the gtk+ changes and post it
for review.

> GObject
> =======
> 50877  Rename libgobject to libgruntime??? [X]
>   Notes:    Most people would like to stay with GObject. Tim
>             feels strongly that having libgobject and GObject
>             is confusing.
>   Puntable: 
this one is not puntable.

>   Breakage: Yes, lots of fixage.

the breakage here isn't right, it should involve just changing the
-lgobject arg to glib's .pc files. if more breakage results, that means
people are including <gobject/*> in the first place which is wrong and
needs to be fixed.

>   Time:     Couple hours

probably not, a CVS copy of the directory is required, then cvs remove of the
gobject/ dir.

> 55908  Need a function to know if a GBoxed type is reference counte [?] 
>   Notes:    Consensus was that if you cared for a particular GBoxed type, then
>             the GBoxed should be a GObject. Some open question about whether 
>             the is-refcounted parameter to g_boxed_register_static was
>             necessary.
>   Puntable: Yes. Worst that happens it that g_boxed_register_static()
>             is a little more confusing
>   Breakage: Yes, small amount of fixage.
>   Time:     0.5 hours

this one you wanted to find some on to do the is_refcounted argument removal patch.


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