[ANNOUNCE] D-Bus 1.4.0
mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Tue Sep 14 18:00:00 PDT 2010
On Wed, 15.09.10 00:45, Thiago Macieira (thiago at kde.org) wrote:
> On Tuesday 14. September 2010 18.03.08 Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Thu, 09.09.10 09:00, Ralf Habacker (ralf.habacker at freenet.de) wrote:
> > > a further look shows that in
> > > http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/commit/?id=8a9880ffd2b81df38bb0e34
> > > 92bda7a9636ac0280 the dbus-watch api has been refactored in a way that
> > > bus_watch_directory () has been replaced by bus_set_watched_dirs(),
> > > but the dnotify implementation hasn't been refactered too.
> > I would vote for simply removing it, and stop pretending we actually
> > supported this. Do we care for kernels older than 2.6.13, i.e. pre-2005?
> I would say no. We probably care more for the latest 2.4 (whatever that is,
> and even then it's a stretch) than for an old 2.6.
> But you're in a better position than most of us to say what is still relevant.
> What kernels does RHEL supported versions deal with?
I am not closely involved with RHEL. Suffice to say that it is very
unlikely that we'd upgrade dbus to >= 1.4.0 in the RHEL releases that
I am suggesting to drop support for dnotify for 1.4.x, not for the
already released versions like 1.2.x.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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