[gst-devel] core and GLib

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Fri Apr 28 04:42:05 CEST 2006

Nobody have an opinion on this ? If no one is against, I say this can be
done now.

If anyone wants to enjoy the pleasure of ripping out hacky compatibility
code, feel free to step up !


On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 16:31 +0200, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> Hi all,
> we discussed this before, and my thoughts have changed on the matter and
> I want to bring it up again.
> We've had various reports from people switching between GLib 2.6 and 2.8
> while upgrading, or people installing a 2.8 compiled version of GST on a
> 2.6 glib version, and more fun things.
> While in theory I still feel we should have supported 2.6 correctly, in
> practice we haven't, and we shouldn't lie to people pretending that we
> do.
> Therefore I propose that after the next core release, we require GLib
> 2.8 and remove the compatibility hacks through the stack.
> What do you all think ?
> Thomas
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