Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Fri Mar 14 10:15:17 CET 2003

On Fri, 14 Mar 2003 01:31:13 +0100
Benedikt Meurer <Benedikt.Meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> I updated some things in xfdesktop:
> 	* autotools stuff (more updates to come)
> 	* fixed some memory leaks (reading list files was broken), there
> 	  are still some leaks in it
> 	* xfdesktop now uses xfce_*() function family instead of
> 	show_*()* xfdesktop now depends on libxfce4util
> 	* some code cleanups
> 	* misc stuff (e.g. use reader/writer locking on plattforms, that
> 	  supports it)
> Todo for now:
> 	* put common code required by both xfdesktop itself and the
> 	settings
> 	  module into a common directory (already added to cvs)
> 	* Fix the leftover memory leaks
> 	* Maybe use the GLib XML parser to parse the menu.xml, libxml
> 	  seems to be overhead.
> Opinions?

Right, thanks.

Two questions:

Why do we need file locking?

What's wrong with g_file_get_contents()?

On a side note, I saw you removed the unused prevnumber variable.
Apparently I wanted to make sure to not set the same backdrop twice, but
forgot to implement that ;-) I still like the idea.


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