[ANNOUNCE] D-Bus 1.4.0
marcel at holtmann.org
Tue Sep 14 20:47:59 PDT 2010
> > > > 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 bus_watch_directory () has been replaced by bus_set_watched_dirs(),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.
just drop it for D-Bus 1.4 since it makes no sense to keep hung up on
such old features.
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