Re: Glib resource framework

On 22/12/11 12:04 AM, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-12-21 at 15:07 -0800, Hub Figuière wrote:
>> On 21/12/11 02:47 PM, Alexander Larsson wrote:
>>> I think this could be very useful in many places, for instance to ship built-in 
>>> css files, gtk builder files, win32 theme images etc in a way that still makes libraries 
>>> relocatable (and avoids potential for runtime errors due to not found files).
>> Maybe we could actually support "bundles" like it is done on MacOS.
>> The idea of compiling data into a binary file give me a blast from the
>> past from the MacOS 9 days.
> See:

I had read that one back when you posted it, and I got lost at "mount
namespace" and "fuse filesystem".

The use case described is pretty much what I am thinking, but with a way
simpler design: all about making things relocatable. A portable "prefix"
if you want.


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