Re: GDBus in gio? [was Re: Minutes of the GTK+ Team Meeting - 2009-11-10]

On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 18:22 -0600, Stef Walter wrote:
> Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > 1. bug 600141 (desrt)
> > - dbus-1 brings in pthread
> > - gio-2.0 doesn't
> > - dlopen()-ing a shared object linking to pthread from a library
> >   that doesn't is a big no-no which kind of works in Linux but
> >   breaks things like gdb
> > - big hammer: make gio-2.0 depend on gthread-2.0
> > - small hammer: make gio-2.0 pkg-config file include -pthread
> > ACTION: desrt should involve gtk-devel-list and gather feedback
> Is there a reason the dbus stuff won't become its own glib module along
> side gio, gobject, gthread etc...?

Well, gio would still need to link to this so all gio apps still pull it
in. Additionally there is a non-negligible overhead for each library
linked into an app (due to elf linking rules), so the extra library is a
performance loss for all applications.

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