Re: Lacking of a ref-counted string.

2008/8/20 Ali Sabil <ali sabil gmail com>:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 9:15 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 15:10 -0400, Yu Feng wrote:
>> > Is there any particular reason that GLib doesn't provide a ref-counted
>> > string and a ref-counted array type? Lacking them in GLib makes the VALA
>> > language a real pain.
>> You could just wrap simple GObjects around GString and GPtrArray.
> Wouldn't that be overkill ? do we need signals and properties for strings
> and arrays ? maybe GLib/GObject should have something like GstMiniObject
> that only provides reference counting and no signals/properties ?

It's quite easy to make an immutable refcounted string with GValue.
This should be quite a bit lighter than a GObject implementation.
Fwiw, my code is here:

search for 'refstring'.


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