Re: GLib plans for the next cycle

On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Alexander Larsson wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 10:43 -0400, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> > As it's currently coded gtk_show_uri is bound
> > to fail if GVfs is not present.  But more than that: it'll fail
> > even if GVfs _is_ present (as it is now on my system), if GVfs
> > does not in turn incorporate GConf support.  I thought I'd read
> > that GConf was supposed to be deprecated, or on the way there?
> I don't understand what you propose? There is no in-use non-gconf
> setting for mapping default handlers for entire uri scheme. So, we
> lookup none which mean we then fall back to the per-mime default.

The uri I'm testing with gtk_show_uri is a simple http reference.
So far as I can tell the attempt to handle it grinds to a halt in
g_file_query_info with iface->query_info = NULL.  gnome_url_show
has no problem getting firefox to open it.

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University

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