Re: Gedit dependency on libpeas
- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org>
- Cc: Steve Frécinaux <code istique net>, Team <release-team gnome org>, Gnome
- Subject: Re: Gedit dependency on libpeas
- Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 15:06:54 +0100
On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 15:57 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le mercredi 16 juin 2010, à 10:05 +0200, Olav Vitters a écrit :
> > On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:42:32AM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 23:44 +0200, Steve Frécinaux wrote:
> > > > On 06/14/2010 08:07 PM, Steve Frécinaux wrote:
> > > > > libpeas is actually a lib-ification of the previous gedit plugins
> > > > > engine, which evolved to support gobject-introspection-based bindings
> > > > > instead of the old pygtk, and evolved a few new features at the same
> > > > > time. We made a library out of it to allow other applications to use it
> > > > > directly instead of relying on copying and pasting like it was before.
> > > > > Several other developers from other projects have manifested interest.
> > > >
> > > > Along with gedit, Bastien Nocera also wrote a patch for Totem to support
> > > > plugins through libpeas, and there is a patch for gitg in bugzilla.
> > >
> > > The main points are, about 2k lines of code less in Totem,
> > > out-of-the-box support for most languages we already supported, and
> > > strong GObject Introspection support.
> > >
> > > Could we have it as an external dep?
> > I'm all for it if it is very likely all issues are sorted out before
> > we get into release candidate stage.
> Hrm, what issues? I didn't see anything mentioned in Steve's mails.
> +1 from me, assuming there's no big issues since I now have a doubt :-)
Nothing really related to libpeas itself. I lost Python plugins support
in Totem because of the switch to GTK+ 3.x, so using libpeas isn't a
regression in that sense.
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