[Bug 609473] GstMiniObject derived classes could support storing data for bindings

GStreamer (bugzilla.gnome.org) bugzilla at gnome.org
Fri Apr 29 09:10:07 PDT 2011

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--- Comment #23 from Sebastian Dröge <slomo at circular-chaos.org> 2011-04-29 16:10:02 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #22)
> Yes, I thought that multiple toggle references would be useful.  I guess then
> that not allowing for the possibility of resurrecting a mini object would mean
> that notification would continue normarly without fear of the notification of
> the toggle reference not actually being weak or strong during the notification.

Yes, let's go that road :)

> I would just like to humbly say that considering the mini object writable based
> on it's reference is rather weird also.  For 0.11 that should be different so
> it doesn't impact bindings that use the reference count for purpose of just
> memory management (it's just humbly my opinion; BTW I think I filed a bug about
> this a very long time ago that could be considered for 0.11 [1]).  At any rate,
> I'll provide an updated patch next week.
> [1] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510301

Completely agreed but unfortunately we don't have any idea yet how to separate
the refcount from the writability in a sane way.

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