Announcing availability of libgdbus

Luiz Augusto von Dentz luiz.dentz at
Wed Apr 16 20:45:39 PDT 2008


>  >> I think all the stakeholders in dbus-glib agree it is fairly
>  >> fundamentally broken from an API standpoint and doesn't have much
>  >> of a
>  >> future.  Any objections to elevating libgbus to more "official"
>  >> status
>  >> by having it in the bindings page?

Not just that, but the current dbus-glib could be simply renamed to dbus-gobject
that would reflect what it really is. (I know this is not feasible.)

>  > I think that might be a little harsh... dbus-glib needs a lot of
>  > cleanup, but
>  > I'm not convinced it should die entirely. I certainly wouldn't be keen
>  > to deprecate it just yet, particularly if its potential replacements
>  > libgbus and hippo-dbus-helper haven't actually had any releases in
>  > their
>  > own right.

There is a plan to use libgdbus in BlueZ already, so BlueZ community will
be probably helping with maintenance.
Besides that you are too kind to say that dbus-glib just need a heavy cleanup,
if it is just like that then why nobody even start cleaning it up?

Luiz Augusto von Dentz
Engenheiro de Computação

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