Re: [gnome-db] Re: Adding Setting in Gnome-DB

On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 15:11, Daniel Morgan wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 08:29, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > there is a file, libgnomedb/data/libgnomedb.schemas, where all config
> > entries are added. This file is installed with GConf, so that we have
> > default values, documentation, etc, about all of our config entries.
> > 
> > Just open that file and add an entry for the new config key. As you open
> > the file, you'll see how to do it, since it's just XML.
> That easy?  Cool. Thanks for the reply.
yeah. Well, then, when you type 'make install', that file is sent to
gconftool-2, so that it is installed. But that's all.

> > > I'm thinking of using a boolean, to indicate the setting.  GConf appears
> > > to allow only three data types for a setting: boolean, string, and
> > > integer.
> > > 
> > also lists and other structures, and floats, I think.
> Great!  I was basing that assumption on the GConf editor for Gnome2 Beta
> 2 which only supports the three types.  I guess the GConf editor will
> eventually support all the types of GConf.
yeah, I suppose so

> > > Also, with the GtkTextView option being used, SQL error messages will be
> > > outputted to the GtkTextView too instead of an error message box popping
> > > up.
> > > 
> > that would require a bit of work, but is also possible.
> Not really.  Gnome-db was designed so well that all the hard parts are
> under the hood in libgnomedb and libgda.  I am hoping to have a patch by
> this weekend.  The out widget works great by the way.  I just have to
> allow the user to choose which one to use.
that's perfect!

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com> -

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