Re: Wrapping GSettings in glibmm

On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 10:30 -0400, José Alburquerque wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 13:56 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 17:39 -0400, José Alburquerque wrote:
> > > I've been thinking about wrapping GVariant and I have some ideas I'd
> > > like to try out.  I hope to submit a patch for review soon.
> > 
> > That's very helpful. I haven't looked at it yet. Can we wrap it like
> > GValue?
> > 
> > Maybe not. I see that it is reference-counted, though maybe not derived
> > from GObject, and I see no copy function. I wonder if we can avoid
> > having to use it with RefPtr.
> My first thought was to wrap it like GValue.  I'm still hoping it's
> possible.  

I don't think it's possible to wrap it like GValue because if a GVariant
member is kept in the wrapper as is done in Glib::ValueBase it would not
be possible to copy the member across wrappers (as you already pointed

> I think it might be possible to not use RefPtr if we can wrap it like
> GValue.

Avoiding having to use RefPtr might still be possible though.


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