Re: Building multiple backends on on same system

On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 13:52 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 11:33 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Also, do you target this for 3.0? Because I don't think it's doable in an
> >> > API-stable way during 3.x?
> >> >
> >>
> >> Too late for 3.0. Remember, there will be a 4.0 at some point.
> >
> > Are you sure it will not be possible to get this into 3.0? Its mainly a
> > bunch of code motion and cleanup. I don't expect it to be ABI
> > incompatible even, except for some new types, and the fact that
> > x-specific code needs to ask for the gtk+-3.0-x11 pkg-config module,
> > rather than gtk+-3.0 (and without more changes it will break if the
> > backend in use is not X11, but thats not really a real problem at this
> > point).
> I have to admit that I haven't looked closely at the actual api/abi impact.
> If it is just code motion and cleanup, then we can try to shoehorn it in.
> But even so, we are a little less than a month away from 3.0

Well, i guess there is some technical ABI breaks, in combining
libgdk/gtk and renaming the library to not have -x11 in the name, but
its just a rebuild to fix.

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