[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] module-gsettings: new module to store configuration using gsettings
arun at arunraghavan.net
Sun Sep 11 04:54:10 UTC 2016
On Sat, 10 Sep 2016, at 10:26 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-09-10 at 21:58 +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > On Sat, 10 Sep 2016, at 02:06 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sat, 2016-09-10 at 09:06 +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > > > So unless MATE and co. are actually using it, I don't think it's a bad
> > > > idea to drop it (the paprefs dep can be upgraded to latest PA with
> > > > gsettings-only support).
> > >
> > > If the data migration is not entirely smooth for users, I want to let
> > > distributions choose when to drop gconf support.
> > Sure, making sure there's a smooth transition is important, but IMO it's
> > orthogonal to supporting GConf. It's not great to have GSettings as an
> > option and then push the decision of whether config should break or not
> > out to distribution.
> Do you mean that it's worse to provide a gsettings option that has
> glitchy data migration than to provide no gsettings option at all? I
> think that depends on how high distributions set their bar. If I was a
> distribution maintainer, I would stay with gconf until a smooth
> migration is available. If all distribution maintainers are like me,
> then I agree, we should block gsettings support until this is fully
> sorted out, but if I've understood correctly, Sylvain is working on
> Fedora, and his patches are less-than-perfect in this regard, which
> suggests to me that Fedora perhaps doesn't care that much about the
> migration problems.
We shouldn't block it, but I do think we should recommend that people
hold off switching until we have a clean migration path.
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