Re: [Nautilus-list] FAM in nautilus.

Darin Adler <darin bentspoon com> writes:

> On Friday, June 15, 2001, at 08:04  AM, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> > It seems nautilus folks have only compiled fam on Ximian GNOME for
> > RedHat 7.1
> Nautilus folks have only compiled FAM on Ximian GNOME? Oh
> wait. probably mean "Ximian folks have only compiled with FAM support
> in the Ximian GNOME for Red Hat 7.1, not in other versions of Ximian
> GNOME"? Ah! OK. That's something you should take up with the packagers
> at Ximian.
> I would like FAM to be installed with Nautilus on all platforms where
> it's practical.
> > I'm currently enabling fam on Mandrake cooker... and I had to do a very
> > ugly patch in nautilus-monitor.c to load instead of
> > since it would require fam devel package for nautilus..
> > Could we try to find a nice way to correct that ?
> What makes the patch "very ugly"? 

The library soname can change...

> I think that making it load
> is probably the correct change. I am not expert on how
> shared libraries work in devel vs. non-devel packages, so I overlooked
> this issue. Can you help me figure out the right fix?

The library soname can change... That's why we should either :

1) - Make FAM a requirement and link it with Nautilus.
2) - Make a lookup function for the library.

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