[Patch] Moving FD passing into the header
thiago at kde.org
Fri Jun 18 12:20:09 PDT 2010
Em Sexta-feira 18. Junho 2010, às 21.16.34, Havoc Pennington escreveu:
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
> > Correct, but that's not the point.
> > The point is that by moving the file descriptors to out-of-band data,
> > applications that haven't been updated will be able to call methods that
> > expect file descriptors.
> > Also, changing the typesystem isn't an argument against FDs because we're
> > changing it anyway.
> That's what I'm saying, I don't know what the problem is with
> extending the type system if we have feature negotiation. It isn't
> true that all apps have to be updated at once, or shouldn't be, if the
> feature negotiation was done in a working way.
Bindings might start negotiating the feature sooner though, as long as
applications don't start crashing when they run into file descriptors and maybe
types inside a variant.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
Senior Product Manager - Nokia, Qt Development Frameworks
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