Common main loop: Qt ported to glib main loop (experimental)

Michael Meeks michael at
Fri Dec 3 06:01:42 EET 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 20:27 +0100, nf wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 15:27 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > Maybe one can start by patching Qt to add something like
> > --enable-glib at configure time.
> With a little bug-fix my Qt-patch runs the whole KDE-desktop on top of
> glib-main-loop without crashing (including Konqueror,...). 

	Nice :-)

> Now one should really start analyzing KIO and GNOME-VFS to find out
> which one would be the better "Common-VFS". Having looked at them a bit
> it seems that the API of KIO provides a subset of functionality of
> GNOME-VFS. But on the other hand KIO offers more plugins for different
> protocols (AFAIK). So what to do next?

	One plan (of possibly dubious merit), would be to wack a bridge into
the gnome-vfs-daemon, such that it's out of process in the (GPL)
gnome-vfs-daemon - that is, assuming KIO has a Qt dependency (?).

	Just a thought,


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