Re: glib-networking module

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Dan Winship <danw gnome org> wrote:
> As part of the proxy support for GSocket that recently landed in glib,
> we had to put part of the code into a separate git module to avoid
> circular dependencies (because that code depends on libproxy, but
> libproxy depends on glib). So there is now an additional module
> (glib-networking) that is required in order to get full functionality
> from glib 2.26. (If you install glib 2.26 without glib-networking then
> it effectively just disables automatic proxy detection, which means that
> the networking code works exactly the same as it did in 2.24.)

Is anything in GNOME 2.32 using the new proxy functionality in glib ?

> I am not sure what needs to be done about this, release-wise. Eg, there
> are various module lists it needs to be added to, I guess? (Notably
> jhbuild's.) I don't want a separate bugzilla product for it (there's
> already a "networking" component under the "glib" product), but it will
> probably get its own directory, since there doesn't seem
> to be any way to make "install-module" install it into glib's directory.

I think having it separate will be easier for all involved parties.

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