Re: Bug 666728 - critical warning in libgee
- From: Maciej Marcin Piechotka <uzytkownik2 gmail com>
- To: Ryan Lortie <desrt desrt ca>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org, vala-list gnome org, libgee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Bug 666728 - critical warning in libgee
- Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:19:35 +0100
On Wed, 2012-01-04 at 20:40 -0500, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> hi Maciej,
> Thanks for bringing up this topic. I'm not exactly sure what the proper
> way forward is, but you raise some interesting possibilities.
> On Thu, 2012-01-05 at 01:32 +0100, Maciej Marcin Piechotka wrote:
> > I don't think I can fix on libgee side without breaking API/ABI (at
> > least I don't see it). I believe that because currently various GNOME
> > applications depends on libgee it means that bug effectively breaks
> > GNOME (by breaking for example gnome-shell or empathy).
> I talked to Jürg a bit about this problem and I think he decided that
> the appropriate thing to do would be to modify Vala to prevent Gee from
> doing this in the first place.
I am afraid that it would still break libgee and indirectly GNOME 3.4 -
only at different step (compile time instead of runtime).
> > - Change error into warning, remove it from libgee 0.7/0.8 and change
> > back into error when the old software die.
> It's just a critical now, so nothing should die.
> I suppose we could downgrade that to a warning if you're worried about
> people running with fatal criticals.
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