Questions ad using GDBus instead of libdbus (Re: Fwd: Re: Race condition in send_with_reply_and_block()

rony rony at
Wed Jul 24 13:44:22 PDT 2013

Hi David,

On 24.07.2013 19:24, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:08 AM, rony <rony at> wrote:
>>> The same as GLib.
>>> I would talk to the people who use GTK+ (say, the Gimp developers) on
>>> Win32/OSX for packaging / precompiled libs / binaries. For the
>>> non-Linux Unices, things should just work.
>> So there is a need to carry along the gtk+ runtime library on all systems then.
> No, GLib does not depend on GTK+, it's the other way around - in
> particular, you do not need GTK+ just because you want to use GLib.
> The point I was trying to make was that a number of people have gotten
> GTK+ to work on the platforms you mention. Since GTK+ depends on GLib
> this means that they also got GLib to work on said platforms. Hence,
> see what they're doing and take the GLib parts only, in particular you
> may be able to extract the GLib binaries and libraries these people
> have produced.
Thank you very much, indeed for this important clarification!


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