RE: could hildon-desktop support multiple configurations?

Hi, Lucas,

Thanks for the feedback.

I really think your solution is a great idea. And considering the fix,
could I know when it will be released?


Lucas Rocha wrote:
> Hi Li,
>> I have a question on hildon-desktop that is there any possibility for
>> hildon-desktop to support multiple desktop configurations, like
>> supporting both maemo rotated "L" layout and moblin single marquee
>> panel layout? It might be better and more flexible for developers
>> to build up hildon-desktop with single source base.
>> If you have any suggestions or ideas on this, please share with me.
>> Currently I have a prototype for this that an option
>> "--enable-umeconfig" is added to control what kind of desktop.conf
>> need to be installed. With this disabled, maemo rotated "L" layout is
>> installed by default; while with it enabled, moblin single marquee
>> panel layout. Also I created another option "--enable-maemogtk" to
>> switch on/off the MAEMO specified GTK interface that are not
>> available to me. 
>> The patch file is pasted below and it is based on latest
>> hildon-desktop 0.0.34. Please help to take a look to see if the idea
>> is ok.
> First of all, thanks for the patch!
> I don't think we should have distribution-specific desktop layouts in
> hildon-desktop source code. Yes, this means that we shouldn't even
> have the maemo-specific layout there (we'll fix this (soon) by having
> a "raw" desktop.conf file in the source and putting all our specific
> configuration files in the debian packaging).
> Desktop layout definition is an integration and distribution issue,
> not upstream's.
> Cheers!
> --lucasr

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